Post-operative management of obstructive sleep apnea patients

Edgar F. Fincher, David J Terris

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


• The identification of risk factors for most post-operative complications remains elusive. • The majority of patients do not require intensive care unit monitoring following surgery. • Patients with pre-existing hypertension are at the greatest risk for needing intensive post-operative care, primarily to manage labile blood pressure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9780849361951
ISBN (Print)9780824759100
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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