Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome: diagnosis and management
Mark Tomlinson Sleep nurse specialist, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) is a common disorder that can negatively affect a person’s health and quality of life. Once diagnosed, however, it can be treated successfully. This article provides an overview of the condition, focusing on the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Nursing Standard. 21, 46,49-58. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.07.21.46.49.c4601
Published in print: 25 July 2007Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review