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Integrating psychology and medicine in CPAP adherence - New concepts?

Abstract:

To date, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the most effective intervention in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea, but adherence to this treatment is often less than optimal. A variety of factors and interventions that influence and improve CPAP use have been examined. There is increasing recognition of the multifaceted nature of CPAP adherence: the patient's psychological profile and social environment have been recognised, in addition to the more extensively researched pat...

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10.1016/j.smrv.2013.03.002

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Journal:
Sleep Medicine Reviews
Volume:
18
Issue:
2
Pages:
123-139
Publication date:
2014-04-05
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EISSN:
1532-2955
ISSN:
1087-0792
URN:
uuid:d0bfe42e-1f5d-46cc-8dd3-0a490a667218
Source identifiers:
456261
Local pid:
pubs:456261

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