Active management of mild obstructive sleep apnoea: the evidence grows1
Obstructive sleep apnoea is highly prevalent and reports indicate a prevalence for mild obstructive sleep apnoea of up to 35% in the general population. 1 However, a lower prevalence of about 5% is reported in the general population for the clinical syndrome when sleep disordered breathing, as determined by the apnoea-hypopnoea index (AHI), is combined with relevant daytime manifestations such as excessive sleepiness.
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Source: McNicholas WT. Lancet Respir Med. 2019;doi:10.1016/S2213-2600(19)30447-3.