Compliance with Positive Airway Pressure Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

@inproceedings{Kim2009ComplianceWP,
  title={Compliance with Positive Airway Pressure Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea},
  author={Ji Heui Kim and Min Su Kwon and Hyung Min Song and Bong-Jae Lee and Yong Ju Jang and Yoo-Sam Chung},
  booktitle={Clinical and experimental otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2009}
}
OBJECTIVES Positive airway pressure (PAP) is considered a standard treatment for moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients. However, compliance with PAP treatment is suboptimal because of several types of discomfort experienced by patients. This study investigated compliance with PAP therapy, and affecting factors for such compliance, in OSA patients. METHODS We performed a survey on 69 patients who engaged in PAP therapy between December 2006 and November 2007. After… CONTINUE READING

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