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Code This Sleep Apnea Visit

Question: A 58-year-old male patient came to our office complaining of restlessness during sleep, frequent arousal from sleep due to a gasping or choking sensation, and recent episodes of daytime sleepiness. The pulmonologist performed a comprehensive history and examination of the patient and suspected sleep apnea. He examined the patient's oropharyngeal areas and the nasal passages but found no signs of [...]