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Continuous positive airway pressure in older people with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (PREDICT): A 12-month, multicentre, randomised trial

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Background: The therapeutic and economic benefits of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) syndrome have been established in middle-aged people; however, the benefits in older people are unknown. This trial was designed to address this evidence gap. Methods: This 12-month, multicentre, randomised trial enrolled patients across 14 National Health Service sleep centres in the UK. Consecutive patients aged 65 years or older with newly di...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70172-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, NDM Experimental Medicine
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
10
Pages:
804-812
Publication date:
2014-10-05
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EISSN:
2213-2619
ISSN:
2213-2600
URN:
uuid:d2f8ecc8-e67a-42e6-95f8-205c481e5767
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489174
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pubs:489174

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