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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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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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Body Mass Index and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Body Mass Index and obstructive sleep apnoea. Wall H, et al Prim Care Respir J 2012;21(4):371-6 ABSTRACT: Body Mass Index and obstructive sleep apnoea BACKGROUND: An increasing prevalence of obesity in the UK has also seen a rise in the diagnosis of co-morbidities. Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) has previously been associated with body mass index (BMI) but […]

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