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Method of Crocker et al for Predicting the Probability of Disturbed Breathing During Sleep

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Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Crocker et al developed a screening equation based on clinical findings to predict the probability of an abnormal Apnea-Hypopnea Index (AHI) during a sleep study. This can help select patients at greater need for sleep studies and to reduce negative tests. The authors are from the Royal Newcastle Hospital in Australia.

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