OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA – INCREASED RISK OF SURGERY MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY?

Outpatient surgery and surgery centers can provide another option from the traditional hospital setting. However, for an individual with numerous pre existing conditions (specifically obstructive sleep apnea), these settings might not be the best or safest location. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) most commonly affects middle aged and older adults, especially those who are overweight. OSA [...]