Constant vs. automatic continuous positive airway pressure therapy: home evaluation.

@article{Dortho2000ConstantVA,
  title={Constant vs. automatic continuous positive airway pressure therapy: home evaluation.},
  author={Marie Pia D'ortho and V Grillier-Lanoir and Patrick L{\'e}vy and Françoise Goldenberg and E Corriger and A. Harf and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Lofaso},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2000},
  volume={118 4},
  pages={1010-7}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES To compare the efficacy and patient tolerance, compliance, and preference between auto-continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and constant CPAP. DESIGN Single-blinded, crossover, cohort study of consecutive patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, with two treatment periods of 2 months each. PATIENTS Twenty-five patients (22 men, 3 women) with sleep apnea syndrome confirmed by ambulatory polysomnography. MEASUREMENTS AND INTERVENTIONS After baseline… CONTINUE READING