Group releases new sleep apnea clinical guidelines

09/25/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

The American College of Physicians issued new guidelines urging providers to encourage weight loss in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea and to recommend continuous positive airway pressure as initial treatment for all OSA patients. The guidelines, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, did not recommend the use of surgery and pharmaceutical therapy for sleep apnea patients.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA