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OSA

abbr.
Order of Saint Augustine

OSA

abbreviation for
(Roman Catholic Church) Order of Saint Augustine
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To highlight the findings of the report, AHRQ also published guides for consumers and clinicians that summarize the latest evidence for treating obstructive sleep apnea, a disorder that can lead to heart disease, diabetes and multiple other health problems.
The seminar will be associated with two workshops; the first workshop will be on how to use positive air pressure device, which assists patients of obstructive sleep apnea and the second workshop will be an initial introduction on how to use sleep testing device.
Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when air passage in the upper respiratory tract becomes obstructed during sleep and prevents breathing until low levels of oxygen in the blood cause a person to respond by waking up and taking a deep, snorting breath.
Day-night pattern of sudden death in obstructive sleep apnea.
Several approaches can be used to manage obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), depending on the severity of the condition.
Huang and colleagues examined the effect of three treatment options on 66 children with ADHD and mild obstructive sleep apnea confirmed by polysomnography treatment with methylphenidate, under supervision of the child's psychiatrist; systematic adenotonsillectomy, in children with adenotonsil hypertrophy confirmed by a pediatric otolaryngologist; or a wait-and-see approach, with regular follow-up but no treatment.
Children with tonsillar hypertrophy are known to be at increased risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and a study of 226 children aged 4-10 years confirmed the relatively high incidence of the disorder in this population.
Obstructive sleep apnea symptoms also greatly improved in five nondiabetic PCOS patients who received continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for 8 weeks as part of a study presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
The company said the Sleep Position Trainer (SPT) treats Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea (POSA) which affects half a million people in the Netherlands.

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