Archive | August, 2013

Primary Care vs Specialist Sleep Center Management of OSA

Primary care vs specialist sleep center management of obstructive sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness and quality of life: a randomized trial. Chai-Coetzer CL, et al JAMA. 2013 Mar 13;309(10):997-1004. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.1823. Abstract: Primary Care vs Specialist Sleep Center Management of OSA IMPORTANCE: Due to increasing demand for sleep services, there has been growing interest in ambulatory models of care for patients withobstructive sleep apnea. With appropriate training and […]

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NZ Psychological Society Annual Conference 2013

Workshop: Common Sleep Disorders and their Treatment NZPsS Annual Conference 2013 supported by The University of Auckland Psychology Department 6-9 September 2013 in Auckland Building Bridges: Dialogues across Psychology Whakatina: Ngā kōrero o te Mātai Hinengaro Venue: Owen G Glenn Building, Auckland University Conference Programme  Please click here for the draft programme (updated 8 August). […]

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South GP CME 2013

Workshop 63 ID & Rx of Parasomnias incl RLS | Workshop 103 Overview of Sleep Disorders & Insomnia South GP CME has a strong reputation for short, sharp and to the point clinical content relevant to daily practice. Each session has 2-3 key ‘take-home’ messages to change clinical behaviour immediately. All General Practitioners, Registrars, Registered Nurses […]

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Obstructive apnea hypopnea index estimation by analysis of nocturnal snoring signals in adults

Obstructive apnea hypopnea index estimation by analysis of nocturnal snoring signals in adults. Ben-Israel N, et al  Sleep. 2012 September 1; 35(9): 1299–1305. doi: 10.5665/sleep.2092 Title: Obstructive apnea hypopnea index estimation by analysis of nocturnal snoring signals in adults STUDY OBJECTIVE:  To develop a whole-night snore sounds analysis algorithm enabling estimation of obstructive apnea hypopnea index (AHI(EST)) […]

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