October 2021 Newsletter

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14th Annual Educational Symposium

Thank you to all who attended.  We would also like to acknowledge our Sponsors for you make the Symposium possible!  We hope to see you all in 2022.

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The Patient Treatment Burden of Obstructive Sleep Apnea:  Impact on Adherence

By:  Robyn Woidtke, MSN, RN, PRSGT, CCSH, FAAST

Non-adherence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a known risk factor which may contribute to worsening of the condition, exacerbate co-morbid or multimorbid conditions or contribute to the development of hypertension or other cardiovascular morbidity and mortality 1. Treatment burden should be assessed when discussing use of treatment for OSA.