Barriers to treatment of paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea: Development of the adherence barriers to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) questionnaire.

@article{Simon2012BarriersTT,
  title={Barriers to treatment of paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea: Development of the adherence barriers to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) questionnaire.},
  author={Stacey L Simon and Christina L. Duncan and David M. Janicke and Mary H Wagner},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={172-7}
}
BACKGROUND Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment is often prescribed for youth as a treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Efficacy research in youth is limited, though some evidence suggests that it may relieve symptoms of OSA and possibly prevent future physical, emotional, and behavioural complications. However, the device must be used consistently for benefits to be realised. Non-adherence to medical treatment is prevalent among youth with chronic illness, yet little… CONTINUE READING