Sleeping over a sleep disorder - Awareness of obstructive sleep apnoea as a modifiable risk factor for hypertension and stroke: A survey among health care professionals and medical students

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Sushma Sharma; P R Srijithesh;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology,volume 16,issue 2,pages151-153 (issn: 0972-2327, eissn: 1998-3549)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0972-2327.112446, pmc: PMC3724063
  • Subject: health professionals | Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system | Awareness | RC346-429 | Short Communication | hypertension | obstructive sleep apnoea | ischemic stroke
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Background: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) syndrome is an established and modifiable but under recognized risk factor for common disorders like stroke and hypertension. Objective: To assess awareness level of health care practitioners and medical students about OSA as a... View more
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