Noninferiority of functional outcome in ambulatory management of obstructive sleep apnea.

@article{Kuna2011NoninferiorityOF,
  title={Noninferiority of functional outcome in ambulatory management of obstructive sleep apnea.},
  author={Samuel T. Kuna and Indira Gurubhagavatula and Greg Maislin and Sakhena Hin and Kathryn C Hartwig and Sue McCloskey and Robert Hachadoorian and Sharon Hurley and Rajesh Gupta and Bethany A Staley and Charles W. Atwood},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={183 9},
  pages={1238-44}
}
RATIONALE Home portable monitor testing is increasingly being used to diagnose patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and to initiate them on continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment. OBJECTIVES To compare functional outcome and treatment adherence in patients who receive ambulatory versus in-laboratory testing for OSA. METHODS Veterans with suspected OSA were randomized to either home testing or standard in-laboratory testing. Home testing consisted of a type 3 portable… CONTINUE READING
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