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Volume 43, Issue 2
Publication date: August 1, 2017
Expiration date: August 1, 2020

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy
Judette Louis, MD, MPH (Moderator)
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Morsani College of Medicine; Associate Professor of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Atul Malhotra, MD
Kenneth M. Moser Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA; Immediate Past President, American Thoracic Society, New York, NY

Sindhu K. Srinivas, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director of Inpatient Obstetrical Services; Vice-Chair for Quality and Safety, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
1. Describe the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in pregnancy.
2. Discuss the comorbidities associated with OSA.
3. List the clinical implications of OSA for a woman undergoing cesarean delivery
4. Identify the risk factors for OSA.
5. Propose methods to improve safe delivery for women with OSA.
6. Examine the factors contributing to a focus on OSA and perioperative safety.

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