Evaluation of sleep apnea in a sample of black patients.


OBJECTIVES Few minority patients with sleep apnea have been evaluated or treated. This study ascertained adherence rate to referrals for sleep apnea evaluation by primary care physicians in a community-based sample of black patients; it also examined baseline characteristics likely to influence adherence rates. METHODS A retrospective chart audit was… (More)


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@article{JeanLouis2008EvaluationOS, title={Evaluation of sleep apnea in a sample of black patients.}, author={Girardin Jean-Louis and Hans von Gizycki and Ferdinand Zizi and Amita Dharawat and Jason M. Lazar and Clinton D. Brown}, journal={Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine}, year={2008}, volume={4 5}, pages={421-5} }