Educational Resources

The SASM Clinical Committee is pleased to provide the following educational documents:

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GUIDELINES
DocumentGuidelines and Recommendations Brochure
A 4-page printable brochure describing recommendations for the evaluation and management of patients with known and suspected OSA in the perioperative time period. This document can be used to educate providers at all levels involved in the care of patients with known or suspected OSA.
DocumentLong Guidelines and Recommendations Document
A longer document that provides case examples, guidelines and example protocols for perioperative care of known or suspected OSA patients. This document can be used to educate providers at all levels involved in the care of patients with known or suspected OSA.
MANAGING PERIOPERATIVE OSA
DocumentPostoperative Critical Events Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Results From the Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine Obstructive Sleep Apnea Registry
DocumentAbbreviated Guidelines and Recommendations for the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in the Perioperative Period for Healthcare Professionals
DocumentObstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Perioperative Help Sheet for Providers
DocumentOSA Patient Information Brochure
Slide SetObstructive Sleep Apnea: An Overview

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Evaluation and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Perioperative Period
OPIOIDS
Slide SetOpioids and Respiratory Depression
NONINVASIVE POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE
Slide SetNoninvasive Positive Airway Pressure in the Perioperative Setting
PROCEDURAL SEDATION
Slide SetProcedural Sedation for Patients with Known and Suspected OSA

Sincerely,
Bhargavi Gali, MD
Clinical Committee Chair

M. Melanie Lyons, PhD, ACNP
Clinical Committee Co-Chair