Health  Vol.5 No.11 , November 2013
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: The case of residual sleepiness
Author(s) Kathy Sexton-Radek*
ABSTRACT
The case of a 62-year-old male illustrated the medical emergent need for treatment. Severe excessive daytime sleepiness, neurocognitive functioning symptoms were evident from his chronic untreated sleepiness. An all-night polysomnogram confirmed the diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The implication of this case’s chronic untreated experience of OSA is discussed in terms of neurocognitive/brain structure laboratory findings. Results at intake, one and three months of this case’s sleep and cognitive functioning are reported.

Cite this paper
Sexton-Radek, K. (2013) Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: The case of residual sleepiness. Health, 5, 1872-1874. doi: 10.4236/health.2013.511252.
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