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Comparison of three measures of quality of life outcome in the evaluation of continuous positive airways pressure therapy for sleep apnoea.

Abstract:

Treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) has become a standard treatment since its introduction in 1981. Following such treatment the apnoeas disappear, sleep quality improves as apparently do daytime symptoms of sleepiness. Sleepiness is an unusual symptom and its impact on conventional indices of quality of life has rarely been measured. To allow comparison of NCPAP therapy with treatments for other conditions, measurements of qualit...

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Jenkinson, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division, Biomedical Research Centre
Petersen, S More by this author
Journal:
Journal of sleep research
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
199-204
Publication date:
1997-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2869
ISSN:
0962-1105
URN:
uuid:b2fe6382-5fb9-4b89-8e62-f6565c3d91d5
Source identifiers:
36109
Local pid:
pubs:36109

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