Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the standard first-line approach for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.
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Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) encompasses a spectrum of problems that range from primary snoring to obstructive sleep apnea.
Sleep studies to detect obstructive sleep apnea can be performed in the patient’s home—although the convenience and lower costs for performing the tests outside the laboratory are offset by a loss of accuracy.