Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults. Diagnostic Algorithm.

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Source: Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). Diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults. Bloomington (MN): Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI); 2007 Mar. 55 p. Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults Diagnostic Algorithm Patient presents with signs or symptoms suspicious for OSAHS: *Routine health maintenance exam. Presence of one or more of the following: - CVD. - CAD. - Sleep complaint. - Recurrent atrial fibrillation. - Hypertension. - Obesity. Type 2 diabetes. Large neck circumference. A Signs or symptoms suspicious for OSAHS. A *Refer to sleep specialist or appropriate specialist. A Atypical or complicating symptoms present? A * A sleep specialist evaluation may be indicated at several points in diagnostic and treatment algorithms. *Sleep Study. A Diagnosis of OSAHS? A Determination of severity. A Lifestyle modification. A See Treatment algorithm A = Annotation All copyrights are reserved by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Inc.