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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 therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in treating sleep disorders, updates on device shortages, and data on the racial disparities that exist in treatment for OSA. Read the latest about sleep medicine from the CHEST Physician® publication, learn about the unique manifestations of sleep disorders in women, and more.

Must-reads and more in CHEST® journal


Effects of CPAP termination on all-cause mortality in a large cohort of patients with OSA
VISUAL ABSTRACT

This visual abstract analyzes data from the French national health insurance reimbursement program to explore the effects of CPAP termination on all-cause mortality in a large cohort of patients with OSA.

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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

Navigating the latest device supply chain challenge: Mechanical airway clearance
Review the latest information about device shortages and their effects on patients who are reliant on mechanical airway clearance machines.

SLEEP MEDICINE NETWORK

Reducing racial disparities in sleep apnea
Research has shown that Black patients often are underdiagnosed and have greater disease severity at the time of diagnosis. Learn how you can help improve the care of all patients with sleep apnea.

CHEST PHYSICIAN

The quest for a good night’s sleep: An update on pharmacologic therapy for insomnia
Improve your understanding of treating insomnia with this deep dive into pharmacologic treatment options, including off-label uses.

RECALL UPDATES

What You Need to Know About the Philips PAP Device Recall
Access up-to-date news and resources related to the Philips CPAP, BiPAP, and mechanical ventilator device recall that was announced in June 2021.

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