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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Surgery [English] Permalink Public

Information for adult surgical patients and families who have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).If you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) you are at higher risk for breathing or heart problems after surgery because of the medications used for sedation or for pain. Here are some simple things you can do before and after your surgery to decrease your risk of breathing and heart problems. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264531
Body Location:
  • Lungs, Breathing, and Airways
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Surgery and Procedures
Keywords:
  • Breathing,
  • Sleep,
  • Airways,
  • Obstructive,
  • Apnea
Demographic:
  • Adults,
  • Older Adults
Program:
  • Surgical Services
Format:
Factsheet
Revision Date:
May 01, 2015
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