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Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: Screening

Release Date: January 2017

Recommendation Summary

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Asymptomatic adults

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in asymptomatic adults.

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Go to the Clinical Considerations section for suggestions for practice regarding the I statement.

To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, select here.

To read the evidence summary in JAMA, select here.

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Clinical Summary

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This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: January 2017

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. January 2017.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/obstructive-sleep-apnea-in-adults-screening

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