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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 17, Issue 5, Pages 213-218
Original Article

Analysis of Hospital Discharge Data to Characterize Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Its Management in Adult Patients Hospitalized in Canada: 2006 to 2007

Kathy F Spurr,1 Debra L Morrison,2 Michael A Graven,3,4 Adam Webber,5 and Robert W Gilbert1

1School of Health Sciences, Dalhousie University, Canada
2Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Canada
3Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Canada
4IWK Health Centre, Canada
5Addiction Prevention and Treatment Services, Capital District Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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