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Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)

  • Alternative Names

    Pickwickian syndrome


    Prevention

    Maintain a healthy weight and avoid obesity.


    References

    Murray J, Nadel J. Textbook of Respiratory Medicine. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: W.B. Saunders Company; 2000:2326-2328.

    Moore DP, Jefferson JW. Handbook of Medical Psychiatry. 2nd ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby, Inc; 2004:221-223.