The neuropsychological effects of obstructive sleep apnea: a meta-analysis of norm-referenced and case-controlled data.

@article{Beebe2003TheNE,
  title={The neuropsychological effects of obstructive sleep apnea: a meta-analysis of norm-referenced and case-controlled data.},
  author={Dean W. Beebe and Lisa M. Groesz and Carolyn Wells and Alisha Nichols and Kevin McGee},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={298-307}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES The research literature on the neuropsychological effects of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has yielded seemingly contradictory findings, and narrative reviews of this literature are prone to interpretive errors. We used sophisticated meta-analytic models to minimize such errors, with the goal of clarifying the effect of OSA on neuropsychological functioning. DESIGN Meta-analytic review of research through 2001. PARTICIPANTS We reviewed studies of neuropsychological… CONTINUE READING