Literature Updates from January 2012

The STOP-Bang Equivalent Model and Prediction of Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Relation to Polysomnographic Measurements of the Apnea/Hypopnea Index

The STOP-Bang equivalent model and prediction of severity of obstructive sleep apnea: relation to polysomnographic measurements of the apnea/hypopnea index.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22003340

Benger J on Behalf of the Fourth National Audit Project. Major Complications of Airway Management in the UK: Results of the Fourth National Audit Project of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Difficult Airway Society. Part 2: Intensive Care and Emergency Departments

Major complications of airway management in the UK: results of the Fourth National Audit Project of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Difficult Airway Society. Part 2: intensive care and emergency departments.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21447489

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Perioperative Complications in Bariatric Patients

Obstructive sleep apnoea and perioperative complications in bariatric patients.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20959329

Life-Threatening Critical Respiratory Events: A Retrospective Study of Postoperative Patients Found Unresponsive During Analgesic Therapy

Life-threatening critical respiratory events: a retrospective study of postoperative patients found unresponsive during analgesic therapy.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21570616

Risk Assessment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Population of Patients Undergoing Ambulatory Surgery

Risk assessment of obstructive sleep apnea in a population of patients undergoing ambulatory surgery.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20957847