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Sleep Apnea and Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators*: Statement From the Joint Task Force of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and the National Sleep Foundation

Natalie Hartenbaum, MD, MPH; Nancy Collop, MD, FCCP; Ilene M. Rosen, MD, MSCE; Barbara Phillips, MD, MSPH, FCCP; Charles F. P. George, MD; James A. Rowley, MD; Neil Freedman, MD; Terri E. Weaver, PhD, RN; Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH; Kingman Strohl, MD; Howard M. Leaman, MD; Gary L. Moffitt, MD
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*From OccuMedix, Inc. (Dr. Hartenbaum), Dresher, PA; Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine (Dr. Collop), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Divisions of Sleep Medicine and Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine (Dr. Rosen), Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Dr. Phillips), University of KY College of Medicine, Lexington, KY; Division of Respirology (Dr. George), University of Western Ontario, Director, Sleep Laboratory, London Health Sciences Centre, London ON, Canada; Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Dr. Rowley), Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI; The Sleep and Behavior Medicine Institute and Pulmonary Physicians of the North Shore (Dr. Freedman), Bannockburn, IL; Biobehavioral and Health Sciences Division (Dr. Weaver), University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA; Indira, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Sleep, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (Dr. Gurubhagavatula), Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA; Center for Sleep Disorders Research (Dr. Strohl), Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Louis Stokes DVA Medical Center, Cleveland OH; IHC Health Services to Business (Dr. Leaman), Intermountain WorkMed, Salt Lake City, UT; and Arkansas Occupational Health (Dr. Moffitt), Springdale, AR.

Correspondence to: Nancy Collop, MD, FCCP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 East Monument St, Room 555, Baltimore, MD 21205; e-mail: ncollop1@jhmi.edu



Chest. 2006;130(3):902-905. doi:10.1378/chest.130.3.902
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1Hartenbaum N, Collop N, Rosen I, et al. Sleep apnea and commercial motor vehicle operators: statement from the joint task force of the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and the National Sleep Foundation. J Occup Environ Med 2006 (in press)

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