Obesity-associated hypoventilation--a "growing" concern

Am J Med. 2004 Jan 1;116(1):58-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2003.10.009.
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Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cause of Death
  • Comorbidity
  • Critical Care / statistics & numerical data
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypoventilation / complications
  • Hypoventilation / mortality*
  • Incidence
  • Length of Stay / statistics & numerical data*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Obesity / complications
  • Obesity / etiology
  • Obesity / mortality*
  • Obesity, Morbid / complications
  • Obesity, Morbid / etiology
  • Obesity, Morbid / mortality*
  • Prognosis
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / complications
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / epidemiology
  • Survival Analysis
  • United States / epidemiology