To implement an outpatient screening questionnaire for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that will improve the selection of adult patients suitable for outpatient surgery. Long-term aims are to prevent adverse events such as unplanned hospital admissions and prolonged post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) stays in the ambulatory setting due to undiagnosed or untreated OSA.
Reyes, Kathleen. "Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening Guidelines." UNM CIR Journal of Quality Improvement in Healthcare 2, 1 (2017). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/cir_jqih/vol2/iss1/3