Elizabeth H Forst

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BACKGROUND While continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) effectively treats obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), adherence to CPAP is suboptimal. The short-term efficacy of and adherence with a convenient expiratory positive airway pressure (EPAP) nasal device was evaluated in OSA patients non-adherent with CPAP. METHODS Participants were OSA patients who(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES To investigate whether enhancement of slow wave sleep (SWS) with sodium oxybate reduces the impact of sleep deprivation. DESIGN Double-blind, parallel group, placebo-controlled design SETTING Sleep research laboratory PARTICIPANTS Fifty-eight healthy adults (28 placebo, 30 sodium oxybate), ages 18-50 years. INTERVENTIONS A 5-day(More)
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