October 9, 2018

SASM issues guideline on intraop management of adults with OSA

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

The Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) has issued a new guideline on Intraoperative Management of Adult Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

Specific aims of the guideline are to:

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  • evaluate considerations of difficult airway management in patients with OSA
  • assess the impact of anesthesia-related drugs and agents in patients with OSA
  • evaluate best anesthetic techniques in patients with OSA.

This guideline is a follow-up to the previously published SASM Guideline on Preoperative Screening and Assessment of Adult Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea; however, it focuses only on intraoperative patient care. Postoperative care issues are not considered.


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