Hospital Care of Patients With Sleep Apnea. Steve Marks, DO FCCP FAASM Medical Director Arete Sleep Health Director Critical Care: Banner Gateway Medical Center. Sleep Apnea Definitions. Central apnea Lack of airflow and lack of Inspiratory effort for 10 seconds. Obstructive apnea
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Steve Marks, DO FCCP FAASM
Medical Director Arete Sleep Health
Director Critical Care: Banner Gateway Medical Center
Awake: Small airway + neuromuscular compensation
Hyperventilate: connect hypoxia & hypercapnia
Loss of neuromuscular compensation
Decreased pharyngeal muscle activity
Pharyngeal muscle activity restored
Arousal from sleep
Increased ventilatory effort
Hypoxia & Hypercapnia
Less obtrusive than in hospital CPAP.
Large variety of mask styles and sizes.
Cooper et al; Cest/117/3/2000