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Sleep Apnea - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Last Updated: 12 November 2022

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Obstructive sleep apnea screening, diagnosis, and treatment in the transportation industry.

Obstructive sleep apnea is a common, recognizable, and treatable disease with severe health, safety, and financial implications, including sleepiness-related accidents and incidents-in workers who perform safety-critical duties in the transportation industry. Sleepiness accounts for up to one-third of accidents of large trucks, and large truck accidents result in more than 4,000 deaths each year. A statement by the Joint Task Force of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and the National Sleep Foundation, developed by a joint task force at minimum.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.9672

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