Obstructive sleep apnoea in GP (2021 update)

21st January 2022 by Dr Louise Hudman

Obstructive sleep apnoea in GP (2021 update)

This is a new guideline from NICE on the three different sleep apnoea syndromes, published in August 2021.

They cover three different syndromes in this guideline:

  • OSAHS – Obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome.
  • OHS – Obesity hypoventilation syndrome.
  • COPD-OSAHS overlap syndrome – COPD with OSAHS.

Useful resources

NICE has produced a useful visual summary on the assessment of these three syndromes. This is an excellent resource and covers most of what we need to know.

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