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Is more NCPAP better?

Abstract:

STUDY OBJECTIVES: To assess the benefit of NCPAP in OSA and its relation to the degree of use of NCPAP. DESIGN: Randomised parallel controlled one month study comparing NCPAP set at therapeutic levels of pressure, with NCPAP set at sub-therapeutic pressure levels. SETTING: Teaching hospital sleep clinic and laboratory SUBJECTS: 101 men referred for investigation of possible OSA who were sleepy (Epworth Sleepiness Score > or = 10) and had > or = 10/hr of >4% dips in SaO2 due to OSA. O...

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Stradling, JR More by this author
Davies, RJ More by this author
Journal:
Sleep
Volume:
23 Suppl 4
Issue:
SUPPL. 4
Pages:
S150-S153
Publication date:
2000-06-05
EISSN:
1550-9109
ISSN:
0161-8105
URN:
uuid:18f2d685-2552-4ad0-b808-af37deb65a10
Source identifiers:
7954
Local pid:
pubs:7954

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