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Provider Types and Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Case Finding and Treatment: A Systematic Review

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) diagnosis and care models rely on sleep specialist physicians (SSPs) and can be expensive and inefficient. The purpose of this systematic review is to assess OSA case-finding accuracy and comparative effectiveness of care by non–sleep specialists (NSSs) and SSPs.

Conclusion: Care by NSSs and SSPs resulted in similar outcomes in adults with known or suspected OSA. Studies are needed to determine care model implementation and reproducibility of results in nonacademic settings and among less experienced NSSs.


About Annals Article Quizzes

Many articles published in the Annals of Internal Medicine (annals.org) offer CME credit and MOC points, earned by reading the articles and subsequently completing a multiple-choice quiz to demonstrate knowledge. Note that CME and MOC availability typically expires 3 years after article publication, but quizzes remain available to allow learners to test their knowledge.


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CME/MOC:

Up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and MOC Points
Expires January 30, 2021   active

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Free to Members

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Quiz Module

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Annals Article Quizzes