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Prevalence of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Prevalence of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Prevalence of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
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Key data helps us understand how often excessive daytime sleepiness may persist in obstructive sleep apnea, despite optimized CPAP therapy.

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    While positive airway pressure is the standard of care treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), it may not always be enough to address the excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) that some patients experience. In fact, in one study, up to 34 percent of patients with OSA still reported EDS (Epworth Sleepiness Score ≥10) despite more than 5 hours of CPAP use a night.

    Here, Dr. Richard K. Bogan, Associate Clinical Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Chairman and Chief Medical Officer at SleepMed, Inc., sheds light on the prevalence of EDS in OSA. Specifically, Dr. Bogan discusses key data that has raised important observations about how commonly EDS may persist even when patients adhere to CPAP therapy.

    This promotional, non-CME program is intended for U.S. physicians treating OSA.

    Dr. Bogan is a paid consultant of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    © 2020 Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc, all rights reserved.
    US-SLE-2000467 Rev0920

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