Stroke and treatment with nasal CPAP.

@article{Palombini2006StrokeAT,
  title={Stroke and treatment with nasal CPAP.},
  author={Luciana de Oliveira Palombini and Christian Guilleminault},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          198-200
        }
}
Stroke patients present a high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and those with OSA have a higher mortality after 1 year and poorer functional outcome compared with others. The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate the acceptance of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) by recent stroke patients with OSA. Recruitment of non-comatose stroke patients with sufficient consciousness for diagnostic evaluation of OSA was performed and they were treated at home with nasal… CONTINUE READING
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