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Complications of non-invasive ventilation techniques: a comprehensive qualitative review of randomized trials.
Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) has become a common treatment for acute and chronic respiratory failure. In comparison with conventional invasive mechanical ventilation, NIV has the advantages of… Expand
Sleep estimation using BodyMedia's SenseWear™ armband in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
OBJECTIVES: We aimed to evaluate the validity of the BodyMedia's SenseWear™ Armband (BSA) device in estimating total sleep time (TST) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). METHODS:… Expand
The relationship between sleep and wake habits and academic performance in medical students: a cross-sectional study
- A. Bahammam, Abdulrahman M Alaseem, Abdulmajeed Alzakri, Aljohara S. Almeneessier, M. Sharif
- BMC medical education
- 1 August 2012
BackgroundThe relationship between the sleep/wake habits and the academic performance of medical students is insufficiently addressed in the literature. This study aimed to assess the relationship… Expand
Prevalence of sleep problems and habits in a sample of Saudi primary school children
BACKGROUND Sleep problems in children vary not only with age, but also with ethnic and sociocultural background. No research has been conducted to assess sleep problems in Saudi elementary school… Expand
Prevalence of symptoms and risk of sleep apnea in middle-aged Saudi women in primary care.
- A. Bahammam, M. Alrajeh, Fatimah S. Al-Ibrahim, M. Arafah, M. Sharif
- Saudi medical journal
- 1 December 2009
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of symptoms and risks of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a sample of middle-aged Saudi women in a primary care using a validated questionnaire. METHODS In this… Expand
Sleep duration and its correlates in a sample of Saudi elementary school children.
INTRODUCTION This study was conducted to estimate sleep duration in Saudi elementary school children, sleep habits and practices that may affect it, and compare our results to published data in other… Expand
Comorbid depression in obstructive sleep apnea: an under-recognized association
BackgroundObstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and depression may coexist in the same patient. This article aims to review the link between OSA and comorbid depression and critically evaluate the results of… Expand
Prevalence of symptoms and risk of sleep apnea in middle-aged Saudi males in primary care.
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea OSA has not been assessed in Saudi Arabia. We aimed to assess the prevalence of individuals who were at risk of OSA in a sample of middle-aged… Expand
Sleep habits and patterns among medical students.
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to assess sleep patterns among male medical students at different academic levels. METHODS Participants in this study were healthy male medical students in the… Expand
Metabolic, Endocrine, and Immune Consequences of Sleep Deprivation
Over the last three to four decades, it has been observed that the average total hours of sleep have decreased to less than seven hours per person per night. Concomitantly, global figures relating to… Expand