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Continuous positive airway pressure devices for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome: A systematic review and economic analysis

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Objectives: To determine the clinical effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices for the treatment of obstructive apnoea - hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS), compared with the best supportive care, placebo and dental devices. Data sources: The main search was of fifteen electronic databases, including MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library, up to November 2006. Review methods: Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) comparing CPAP with best suppo...

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10.3310/htal3040

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Journal:
Health Technology Assessment
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2009-01-05
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ISSN:
1366-5278
URN:
uuid:07b183e4-83fc-4c78-8493-1682455294f9
Source identifiers:
92629
Local pid:
pubs:92629
Language:
English

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