Sleep telemedicine: patient satisfaction and treatment adherence.

@article{Parikh2011SleepTP,
  title={Sleep telemedicine: patient satisfaction and treatment adherence.},
  author={Roshni Parikh and Megan Nicole Touvelle and Hua Wang and Sara Nath Zallek},
  journal={Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={609-14}
}
OBJECTIVE Obstructive sleep apnea is common, but access to diagnosis remains limited. Telemedicine may allow greater access to care; however, its effect on patient satisfaction and treatment adherence is unknown. This study compares patient satisfaction and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) adherence of patients seen by videoconference with those seen in person. MATERIALS AND METHODS New patients seen via video or in person at a sleep center completed a survey, with three questions… CONTINUE READING