ICU Literature Updates from January 2018

Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnoea in acute coronary syndrome: Routine screening in intensive coronary care units

OSA is frequently found in the acute phase of ischaemic heart disease and its presence is associated with more severe ACS and a poorer left ventricle systolic function.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28647057

Association between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Patients: A Propensity-Matched Study

The history of OSA diagnosed by polysomnography is associated with higher risk of AKI in critically ill patients.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27951537