Are adults with nocturia more likely to have obstructive sleep apnea than adults without nocturia?

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Are adults with nocturia more likely to have obstructive sleep apnea than adults without nocturia?

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Title: Are adults with nocturia more likely to have obstructive sleep apnea than adults without nocturia?
Author: Gandhi, Shyama; Jain, Vikas; Welborn, Toney L.; Aspy, Cheryl B.
Date: 2011-01
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 14(1): 08.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: There appears to be an association between frequency of nocturia and the severity of sleep apnea in both older men and women. (SOR: B, based on 2 cohort studies.) It is unclear under what conditions a complaint of nocturia should prompt an evaluation for sleep apnea.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/9919

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