Case Studies from Age in Action

Document Type

Article

Original Publication Date

2015

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Age in Action

Volume

30

Issue

1

First Page

1

Last Page

6

Comments

Case study from Age in Action Vol. 30, Issue 1.

Date of Submission

January 2015

Abstract

Educational Objectives:

1. Review the clear relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension.

2. Discuss the cardiac consequences of sleep apnea, including coronary heart disease, heart failure, and different dysrhythmias.

3. Understand that sleep disorders beyond obstructive sleep apnea, such as insufficient sleep itself, may have an impact on the cardiovascular system.

4. Appreciate the potential benefits of identifying and treating sleep disorders for our health.

Rights

Copyright managed by Virginia Center on Aging.

Is Part Of

Case Studies from Age in Action

Recommended Citation

Vorona, R. (2015). Sleep Disorders and Cardiac Consequences. Age in Action, 30(1), 1-6.

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