Surgery

Lack of CPAP a factor in death of patient after OSA surgery: coroner


A coroner has highlighted the importance of using CPAP and oxygen monitoring immediately after surgery to correct severe obstructive sleep apnea, in the case of a man who died from complications of hypoxia. The Tasmanian coroner investigated the death  of a 50-year-old man who developed deadly multiple pulmonary thromboemboli in the weeks after surgery to ...

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