[Upper airway complaints of patients with obstructive sleep apnea - effect of CPAP].

@article{Nilius2007UpperAC,
  title={[Upper airway complaints of patients with obstructive sleep apnea - effect of CPAP].},
  author={Georg Nilius and Kj Franke and Ulrike Domanski and K-H Ruehle},
  journal={Pneumologie},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={
          15-9
        }
}
The most common side effects of nocturnal CPAP treatment are problems affecting the mouth, nose and throat in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Employing a visual analogue scale, the extent of these complaints in OSAS patients who were investigated for the first time in a sleep laboratory was determined prior to and following the initiation of CPAP treatment. In comparison with a control group, the severity of the subjective complaints of dry nose, dry mouth and throat was… CONTINUE READING