13. Chronic Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Recommendations

  • Lifestyle advice to support weight loss should be offered to all patients with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS) who are obese or overweight.
  • Patients with significant daytime sleepiness and confirmed OSAHS should be offered continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment.
  • CVD risk factors should be assessed using the JBS3 risk calculator and managed according to JBS3 recommendations in these patients.