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In brief: what’s new and notable in sleep medicine

Explore new and notable updates in sleep medicine, including research into the underlying mechanisms of exercise intolerance in patients with OSA, the effectiveness of telemonitoring for weight reduction in patients with sleep apnea, and the impact of air pollution and CPAP use. Investigate how an inpatient sleep medicine program could close gaps in the diagnosis of OSA in a new article in the CHEST Physician® publication, review tips for sleep health and fatigue mitigation during medical training, and explore simulation course options for 2023.

Sleep medicine resources for patients and clinicians

Clinician education resources to explore

e-Learning | Sleep
E-LEARNING

Women & Pulmonary Webinar: Sleep in Women Across the Life Span

Learn about the unique aspects of sleep disorders in women across the life span, from childhood to adulthood and during pregnancy and menopause.

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E-LEARNING

Sleep Board Review On Demand 2021

Enhance your understanding of sleep-related breathing disorders, instrumentation and testing, and treatment for sleep disorders with recordings from the live review course.

You Snooze, You Win!
PLAYER HUB

You Snooze, You Win!

Navigate from platform to platform, and answer questions testing your sleep smarts to earn points. Can you jump to the top of the leaderboard?


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Patient education resources to share

OSA affects between 10% and 30% of adults in the United States. Help your patients better understand their OSA diagnosis with this informational web page from the CHEST Foundation. This resource covers everything patients need to know about their OSA, including how OSA is diagnosed, common symptoms, treatments for managing OSA, and how this disorder relates to other serious medical conditions.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OSA »

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Sleep medicine news and notes

Follow the latest sleep medicine news

CHEST PHYSICIAN®

Inpatient sleep medicine: An invaluable service for hospital medicine
Nearly 1 billion adults worldwide could have sleep apnea. Read how a hospital sleep medicine program could close the gap in diagnosis and improve patient care.

CHEST PHYSICIAN®

Sleep health and fatigue mitigation during medical training
Review research into the effects of sleep deprivation on medical trainees and recommendations for mitigating its negative impact.

NONRESPIRATORY SLEEP SECTION

Sleep in cancer patients
Investigate the most common sleep disturbances and disorders experienced by patients with cancer and recommended interventions.

SLEEP STRATEGIES

What are we missing when it comes to obstructive sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation?
Although the association between OSA and atrial fibrillation (AF) is well-known, we’re still missing key information about how treating OSA prevents the development of AF.

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