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Sleep Apnea
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.
Ahmed Syed Ali, M.D., and John E. Morley, M.D.

Dr. Ali is a visiting scientist in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Saint Louis University Health Science Center. Dr. Ali reports no commercial conflict of interest. During the last three years, Dr. Morley has received grant/research support from Vivus, Merck & Co., Upjohn, B. Braun McGaw, Bayer Corp and Nestec, Ltd. He has also served on the Speakers' Bureau for LXN, Organon, Ross, Pharmacia & Upjohn, Glaxo Wellcome, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Searle, Merck & Co., Roche, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Novartis, Pratt, B. Braun McGaw, Pfizer and Parke-Davis.

This activity is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from the Novartis Foundation for Gerontology.


Release Date: 05/07/2002
Termination Date: 05/07/2005

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
  • Recognize the importance of sleep apnea in older persons
  • Identify the risk factors for sleep apnea
  • Diagnose and treat sleep apnea.

 
This conference may include discussion of commercial products and services.

The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
 
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