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Obstructive sleep apnea and surgery: What you should know  
Abstract:  This handout explains what obstructive sleep apnea, what causes it, how it affects your health, and how it may increase the risk of problems during and after having surgery. A list of symptoms and treatment options are included.
Author: Sleep Center/Harborview Medical Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2012, March 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services; Sleep Center/Harborview Medical Center
General Topics:  Symptoms and General Pathology; Surgery
Specific Subject(s):  Symptoms and General Pathology; Sleep Disorders; Sleep Apnea Syndromes; Sleep; Apnea
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Partner; Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
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