Journal article icon

Journal article

Automatic nasal continuous positive airway pressure titration in the laboratory, patient outcomes

Abstract:

Manual titration of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is time consuming and expensive. There are now 'intelligent' NCPAP machines that try to find the ideal pressure for a patient by monitoring some combination of apnoeas, hypopnoeas, inspiratory flow limitation and snoring. Although these machines usually find similar pressures to skilled technicians, it is not clear if their use in the sleep laboratory influences subsequent accept...

Expand abstract

Actions


Authors


Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
51
Issue:
SUPPL. 3
Publication date:
1996-12-05
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:2f597141-d28a-424c-bc46-063f5af64949
Source identifiers:
94148
Local pid:
pubs:94148
Language:
English

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP