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Cardiovascular Mortality in OSA Among the Elderly | News Brief

Severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that is not treated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) appears to be associated with cardiovascular death in the elderly, according to Spanish research. When compared with a control group, those with untreated severe OSA had a hazard ratio of 2.25 for cardiovascular mortality, compared with 0.93 for those treated with CPAP and 1.38 for those with untreated mild to moderate OSA.

Abstract: American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, November 1, 2012.

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From our CME partner, AKH Inc.

Hemophilia Clinician Education Series
CME Credit: .25 hour activities

The Clinician Education Series is a collection of free educational presentations supported by an educational grant from Baxalta Incorporated and jointly provided by SolutionSight, Inc and AKH Inc. These presentations provide clinical information and therapy management approaches for hemophilia care.

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