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Rules for scoring respiratory events in sleep: update of the 2007 AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events. Deliberations of the Sleep Apnea Definitions Task Force of the American
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Sleep Apnea Definitions Task Force reviewed the current rules for scoring respiratory events in the 2007 AASM Manual for the Scoring and Sleep andExpand
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Sleep in the intensive care unit
Abnormalities of sleep are extremely common in critically ill patients, but the mechanisms are poorly understood. About half of total sleep time occurs during the daytime, and circadian rhythm isExpand
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High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Is Associated with Improved Survival in Obese Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
BACKGROUND In acute respiratory distress syndrome, minimizing lung injury from repeated collapse and reopening of alveoli by applying a high positive end-expiratory pressure improves oxygenationExpand
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Positive Airway Pressure Therapies and Hospitalization in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
BACKGROUND Hospitalization of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease creates a huge healthcare burden. Positive airway pressure therapy is sometimes used in patients with chronicExpand
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Sleep in intensive care units
Patients admitted to intensive care units (ICU) have significantly disrupted sleep with circadian displacement. In this article we briefly discuss factors related to sleep disruption in ICU and theExpand
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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for ARDS: National Trends in the United States 2008–2012
INTRODUCTION: Recent advances in technology and protocols have made the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) a viable rescue therapy for patients with ARDS who present with refractoryExpand
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The Positive and Negative about Positive Airway Pressure Therapy.
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  • American journal of respiratory and critical care…
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limitations. As previously mentioned, Tikkanen’s group has a different protocol on the basis of pretransplant sensitization risk groups (8). Each group, on the basis of sensitization, receivesExpand
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