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Multivariable Apnea Risk (MAP) Index of Maislin et al for Prediction of Sleep Apnea

Purpose:

To screen a patient for sleep apnea using the multivariable apnea risk index of Maislin et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

G47.3

Description:

Maislin et al developed a score for predicting sleep apnea in patients. This can be used  at sleep centers as part of the initial evaluation and to help identify patients who may require further studies. The authors are from sleep centers at the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins Hospital and in Pittsburgh.

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