Demographic, Clinical, and Biomarker Predictors of Apnea-Hypopnea Index from Polysomnography in Midwestern Sleep Clinic Patients

Jen Miller’s, PhD, APRN-NP, Midwestern Nursing Research Society (MNRS) 2020 abstract has been selected as a “Distinguished Abstract” for this year’s conference. She will be giving a 20×20 presentation titled “Demographic, Clinical, and Biomarker Predictors of Apnea-Hypopnea Index from Polysomnography in Midwestern Sleep Clinic Patients.” Findings from the study were that body mass index, systolic blood pressure, and absence of lung disease were predictors of moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea in the patients recruited from Nebraska Pulmonary Specialties (n=170). More detailed information will be presented during the 20×20 presentation, which is a 6 minute and 40-second presentation using 20 slides that advance every 20 seconds. Her presentation will take place on Thursday, April 2, 2020, from 10:00-11:30 at the MNRS Conference in Shamburg, IL

 

The data from this research was submitted for publication and the manuscript is currently under consideration at a peer-reviewed journal.