Patient Safety Tool: Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Toolkit From AAAHC

Written by Sabrina Rodak | December 19, 2012 | Print  |

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Institute for Quality Improvement offers a free toolkit on treating outpatient surgery patients for obstructive sleep apnea.

The "Ambulatory Surgery and Obstructive Sleep Apnea" toolkit includes guidelines for pre-, intra- and postoperative care for patients with obstructive sleep apnea, a screening tool for OSA risk and an acronym to remember the most common symptoms of OSA.

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Download the obstructive sleep apnea toolkit for use in your own facility.

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