It may be unsafe for patients with untreated severe OSA requiring postoperative narcotic to undergo ambulatory surgery

J Clin Sleep Med. 2011 Feb 15;7(1):111; author reply 112-3.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Ambulatory Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*
  • Ambulatory Surgical Procedures / methods
  • Analgesics, Opioid / administration & dosage
  • Analgesics, Opioid / adverse effects*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pain, Postoperative / diagnosis
  • Pain, Postoperative / drug therapy*
  • Postoperative Care / methods
  • Prevalence
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Management
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Sleep Apnea, Obstructive / diagnosis*
  • Sleep Apnea, Obstructive / epidemiology*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires

Substances

  • Analgesics, Opioid