Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults. Sleep Apnea Treatment 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 Sleep Apnea Treatment Algorithm *Treatment for mild, moderate or severe OSAHS. Mild OSAHS *Positive airway pressure. *Oral appliances. *Surgery. Moderate to severe OSAHS *Positive airway pressure. *Surgery. A *One month follow-up -Reinforce importance of participation in support group such as A.W.A.K.E. -Assess and manage patient complaints/problems/sleep. A * A sleep specialist evaluation may be indicated at several points in diagnostic and treatment algorithms Treatment successful? *Refer to sleep specialist. A *Follow-up. A A = Annotation All copyrights are reserved by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Inc.