Compliance rates in children using noninvasive continuous positive airway pressure.

@article{ODonnell2006ComplianceRI,
  title={Compliance rates in children using noninvasive continuous positive airway pressure.},
  author={Anne R O'Donnell and Candice Bjornson and Shelly G Bohn and Valerie G Kirk},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={651-8}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES For a subpopulation of children with obstructive sleep apnea, the mainstay of treatment is nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP). Accurate measures of "time in use" have not been used to assess compliance with nCPAP in large numbers of children. Data from a comprehensive nCPAP program are used to describe nCPAP use among children aged 6 months to 18 years and provide time-in-use compliance rates. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study SETTING University Pediatric… CONTINUE READING

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