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FAA Issues New Sleep Apnea Guidelines

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by Kerry Lynch and Matt Thurber

 – March 3, 2015, 11:59 AM

 The FAA issued new medical guidelines on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to its aviation medical examiners on March 2. Revising earlier plans to require OSA screening for all pilots with a body mass index of 40 or greater before issuance of a medical certificate, the new guidelines instead factor in an integrated assessment of history, symptoms and physical/clinical findings….full article