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An economic analysis of continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome.

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OBJECTIVES: An important option for the medical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) is continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) during sleep. This study reports on the cost-effectiveness of CPAP compared with dental devices and lifestyle advice. The work was commissioned by the NHS HTA Programme to inform the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence's (NICE) appraisal of CPAP. METHODS: A Markov model compared the interventions over the expected patien...

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10.1017/s0266462309090047

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Journal:
International journal of technology assessment in health care
Volume:
25
Issue:
1
Pages:
26-34
Publication date:
2009-01-05
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EISSN:
1471-6348
ISSN:
0266-4623
URN:
uuid:5b298a14-2a63-45d7-846d-7fd2b4eeb4dd
Source identifiers:
71340
Local pid:
pubs:71340

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