Affiliation: Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
- Obstructive sleep apneaAsher Qureshi
Sleep Medicine Section, Department of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:643-51; quiz 652. 2003..The disease requires aggressive treatment to improve quality of life and prevent its complications...
- Diaphragm paralysisAsher Qureshi
Department of Medicine, St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06105, USA
Semin Respir Crit Care Med 30:315-20. 2009..Prognosis is usually poor in patients with advanced lung disease, bilateral paralysis, and chronic demyelinating conditions...
- Medical treatment of obstructive sleep apneaAsher Qureshi
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, 114 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06015, USA
Semin Respir Crit Care Med 26:96-108. 2005..The mechanisms by which these drugs improve sleep-disordered breathing include increasing ventilatory drive and upper airway muscle tone, reducing the amount of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, and enhancing daytime wakefulness...