From Medscape Special Reports

Special Report: Updates in OSA

November 25, 2013

New OSA Guideline: The Takeaways
This review offers an analysis of the latest guidelines for the management of obstructive sleep apnea.

OSA Comorbidities

The 5 Most Common Ocular Manifestations of OSA
Several ophthalmologic conditions have a clear association with obstructive sleep apnea. This review offers guidance to clinicians on diagnosing and treating these potential vision-stealing disorders.

Recognizing Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury
Patients with traumatic brain injuries report sleep disturbance more often than the general population. This report explains the relationship between TBI and obstructive sleep apnea.

The OSA and Afib Relationship: Guidance for Clinicians
This primer looks at the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation and offers guidance on diagnosis, management, and treatment.

The Association of OSA and Chronic Pain
The list of conditions associated with or consequential to obstructive sleep apnea continues to grow. This article looks at OSA and its relationship with chronic pain.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Erectile Dysfunction
The list of conditions associated with or consequential to obstructive sleep apnea continues to grow. This article looks at obstructive sleep apnea and its relationship with erectile dysfunction.

Editor's Note

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with numerous comorbid conditions. Left untreated, it may have detrimental effects on mood, cognition, and daytime function. This collection provides an overview of the current guidance on management of OSA, offers tips on diagnosis, and looks at the comorbidities that often go hand-in-hand with this common sleep disorder.
-- Marrecca Fiore, Editorial Director, Medscape Pulmonary Medicine

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