Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)

What is OHS?

OHS is defined as chronic daytime hypercapnia in obese patients after ruling out any other causes of hypoventilation.

Why treat OHS?

It’s important to recognise OHS in your patients and get them treated.

Why treat OHS?

Why treat OHS?

It’s important to recognise OHS in your patients and get them treated.

Treatment options for obesity hypoventilation syndrome

Treatment options for obesity hypoventilation syndrome

Recommended treatment options for OHS include controlled weight loss and non-invasive ventilation.

Getting the most out of therapy

Adhering to therapy is critical for patients receiving non-invasive ventilation.

Getting the most out of therapy

Getting the most out of therapy

Adhering to therapy is critical for patients receiving non-invasive ventilation.

Patient outcomes

Patient outcomes

Learn about the positive outcomes for OHS patients being treated with NIV.

Equipment replacement

Educate patients on the importance of timely equipment replacement and how critical it is to the success of their sleep apnoea therapy.

Equipment replacement

Equipment replacement

Educate patients on the importance of timely equipment replacement and how critical it is to the success of their sleep apnoea therapy.