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

Explore research into the association between OSA and cancer, alternative treatments to CPAP, and updates on the Philips mechanical ventilator device recalls.


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Sleep medicine resources for patients and clinicians

Clinician education resources to explore

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DEVICE RECALLS

The latest on Philips

Access news and resources related to recalls of Philips Respironics CPAP, BiPAP, and mechanical ventilator devices.

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WEBINAR

Central Sleep Apnea Pathophysiology and Treatment

Dr. Kara L. Dupuy-McCauley highlights the group of disorders that make up central sleep apnea.

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INFOGRAPHIC

Shift Work Sleep Disorder

Find actionable advice on how to feel rested before, during, and after your shift.

Sleep medicine news and notes

Follow the latest sleep medicine news

PULMONOLOGY DATA TRENDS 2023

Sleep Apnea: Comorbidities, Racial Disparities, Weight Guidelines, and Alternatives to CPAP
Explore infographics on comorbidities in sleep apnea, American Thoracic Society clinical practice guildines for weight management, and alternative treatments to CPAP.

CHEST DAILY NEWS

Clinicians provide guidance on navigating ventilation device options
Three sleep medicine experts shared their experiences with the current landscape of recalled ventilation devices.

Panel reviews evolving management of sleep-disordered breathing in children
A panel of experts discussed the challenges in diagnosing sleep-disordered breathing in pediatric patients and the growing utilization of novel therapies.

SLEEP STRATEGIES

New pharmacological interventions for residual excessive daytime sleepiness in OSA
Clinicians recommend pharmacological therapy for the treatment of residual excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with OSA.

NONRESPIRATORY SLEEP SECTION

Seasonal variations in sleep architecture
Seasonal variations have been known to lead to worsening sleep disturbances, cognitive impairments, and metabolic and mental health disturbances.

RESPIRATORY-RELATED SLEEP DISORDERS SECTION

CPAP in overlap syndrome: Unveiling the evidence
This article presents data in support of CPAP therapy for patients with COPD and OSA.

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