Effect of CPAP therapy on daytime function in patients with mild sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome.

@article{Engleman1997EffectOC,
  title={Effect of CPAP therapy on daytime function in patients with mild sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome.},
  author={H. M. Engleman and Sascha E Martin and Ian J. Deary and Neil J. Douglas},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1997},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={114-9}
}
BACKGROUND Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is an effective treatment in patients with moderate and severe sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (SAHS), but the minimum illness severity at which patients obtain benefit from CPAP is unclear. A study was therefore undertaken to investigate whether CPAP improves symptoms and daytime function in patients with mild SAHS. METHODS Sixteen consecutively recruited patients with mild SAHS (5.0-14.9 apnoeas + hypopnoeas per hour slept and two or… CONTINUE READING