Panel proposes high priority future research needs for OSA diagnosis and treatment
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Friday, April 19, 2013
The April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine includes a special article proposing future research needs related to the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Potential topics were discussed and prioritized by a panel of 21 stakeholders. Nine high-priority topics were identified, including the cost-effectiveness of management strategies, evaluation of routine preoperative screening for OSA, and evaluation of the value of having a sleep medicine specialist involved in the diagnosis of OSA.