TEST PREVIEW

  1. Sleep apnea is classified under _______________.
  1. Stage 3 NREM sleep is the most restorative stage of sleep.
  1. Obstructive sleep apnea is most prevalent in which of the following groups?
  1. The letter “O” in the STOP-Bang mnemonic screening tool for OSA stands for _______________.
  1. Which of the following are medical consequences of untreated OSA?
  1. A diagnosis of OSA can be made by _______________.
  1. A patient returning from a sleep study has a report indicating that his mean AHI is 20 per hour. This patient would be categorized as having _______________.
  1. The preferred, first-line treatment of severe OSA is _______________.
  1. Reasonable goals of both PAP and MAD therapy in OSA patients is to _______________.
  1. Prior to fabricating a MAD for an OSA patient, all needed dental work should be completed after delivery of the MAD.
  1. The most important mandibular range of motion (ROM) data to record as part of a MAD fabrication work up is _______________.
  1. Some common side effects of mandibular advancement device treatments include _______________.
  1. Bite registration for a mandibular advancement device should be captured at _____% of maximum protrusive.
  1. Whether a patient treats their apnea with positive airway pressure or a mandibular advancement device, the minimal adherence required is _______________.
  1. A crucial step in finishing a sleep apnea case with a mandibular advancement device (MAD) is _______________.
  1. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is preferred in severe OSA cases but MAD is acceptable in those who prefer oral appliances or cannot tolerate or adhere CPAP.
  1. All of the following statements are true EXCEPT:
  1. Which of the following medications can aggravate sleep apnea in the untreated, undertreated or undiagnosed OSA patient?
  1. Other treatment modalities for OSA management include _______________.
  1. Which of the following is true when delivering a mandibular advancement device?
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