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Management of Surgical Patients with Sleep Apnea: Guidelines

Last updated: July 29, 2019
Project Number: RB1369-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines for preoperative management of surgical patients with known or suspected sleep apnea?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines for post-operative monitoring and management of surgical patients with known or suspected sleep apnea?

Key Message

Two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding preoperative management of surgical patients with known or suspected sleep apnea while no relevant guidelines were identified regarding post-operative management of surgical patients with suspected or known sleep apnea.