apnea


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apnea

[′ap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A transient cessation of respiration.
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NTSB confirmed this week that undiagnosed and treated sleep apnea was the probable cause in the derailment of a New Jersey Transit train at the Hoboken Terminal that killed one person and injured 110 in September 2016 and in the Long Island Rail Road accident at Atlantic Terminal that injured 108 people in January 2017.
Among the two, obstructive sleep apnea is a common form of sleep apnea and around 3% - 4% of the population is affected.
Australian women with sleep apnea were older and less healthy than were mothers without sleep apnea.
This suggests that maternal sleep apnea is contributing to some condition in the baby that requires additional support," Dr.
Researchers say the findings highlight the potential for sleep apnea, a notoriously under-diagnosed condition, to be misdiagnosed as depression.
Due to the excessive usage of sleep apnea devices in treatment home healthcare leads in the end-users of these devices.
His mother says that Jacob spent 4 weeks there and was discharged home with home apnea monitoring.
INCLUSION CRITERIA: Patients having lung conditions in which Forced Expiratory Volume in one second ( FEV1) less than 50% such as post-infective pulmonary fibrosis with symptoms suggestive of Obstructive sleep apnea.
Central sleep apnea isn't related to blockage of an airway.
This dramatic increase in the obesity epidemic is likely to add to the pool of sleep apnea patients.
53), but this effect was attenuated by adjustment for sleep apnea (OR, 1.
Nearly 45 percent of the world's population is affected with different sleep-related problems like insomnia, restless legs syndrome (RLS), sleep deprivation and sleep-related respiratory disturbances such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).