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Event: 'Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Patients with OSA: Impact, Causes, and Treatment Strategies'


CME Satellite Symposium

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 (12:30 PM-02:00 PM)
Duration: 2 Hour(s)

Faculty: Richard Bogan, MD (Chair);  Atul Malhotra, MD; Patrick Strollo Jr., MD

Summary: This symposium will provide sleep clinicians with 1) up-to-date research exploring the prevalence and impact of EDS in OSA patients; 2) causes of EDS in OSA including a relationship between neuronal injury and excessive sleepiness; 3) clinical tools to proactively monitor EDS in OSA; 4) clinical pearls to improve accuracy in determining the cause of the EDS; and 5) best practices for nonpharmacologic (behavioral) and pharmacologic management of EDS in patients with OSA.