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Simple test predicts obstructive sleep apnea in patients hospitalized for heart failure

Researchers at showed that a simple questionnaire, evaluation and pulse-oximetry monitoring can lead to early detection of sleep apnea in patients hospitalized for (CHF). The results are published in the : .

Pulse-Oximetry
Jefferson researchers found that for hospitalized , overnight pulse-oximetry correlates with outpatient polysomnography.
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