Sleep on the cheap: the role of overnight oximetry in the diagnosis of sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome.

@article{Bennett1999SleepOT,
  title={Sleep on the cheap: the role of overnight oximetry in the diagnosis of sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome.},
  author={Jerry A. Bennett and William J M Kinnear},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1999},
  volume={54 11},
  pages={958-9}
}
We have known of the increased risk of prematurely reduced bone mineral density (BMD) in children and young adults with cystic fibrosis since Mischler’s work of 20 years ago which documented significant deficiency in 44% of 27 patients. Bone metabolism, however, remained until recently an under-researched area of cystic fibrosis care, perhaps because patients were not expected to live long enough for osteoporosis to become a clinical problem. The average age at death is now over 30 years. Today… CONTINUE READING
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