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Key questions on obstructive sleep apnoea

Module summary

Consultant respiratory physician Dr Himender Makker and specialist registrar in respiratory medicine Dr Rory McDermott on hypopnoea, the usefulness of the Epworth sleepiness scale and intraoral devices.

Learning objectives

This module brings you the latest in diagnosing and managing sleep apnoea, including:

  • The difference between apnoea and hypopnoea 
  • Using and interpreting the Epworth sleepiness scale 
  • The role of sleep studies and home pulse oximetry
  • Intra-oral devices vs CPAP for treating obstructive sleep apnoea
Author

Dr Himender Makker is a consultant in respiratory and sleep medicine at University College London Hospital and Dr Rory McDermott is a specialist registrar in respiratory medicine 

Date module published
25/04/2017
Module due for review
25/04/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very good
Omid Entekhabifard
24.05.2017.
useful
Ronald Kok
19.05.2017.
Good but lengthy
Brian Miller
17.05.2017.
Very usefull for primary care.
Hemalatha Venkatakrishnan
15.05.2017.
Very Informative
Adefolawe Ajanlekoko
13.05.2017.