Two new tools for assessing patients' knowledge and beliefs about obstructive sleep apnea and continuous positive airway pressure therapy.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Patients' knowledge and beliefs about their illnesses are known to influence a range of health related variables, including treatment compliance. It may, therefore, be important to quantify these variables to assess their impact on compliance, particularly in chronic illnesses such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) that rely on self… (More)

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@article{Smith2004TwoNT, title={Two new tools for assessing patients' knowledge and beliefs about obstructive sleep apnea and continuous positive airway pressure therapy.}, author={Simon Smith and Cathryne Lang and Karen Anne Sullivan and Judith Warren}, journal={Sleep medicine}, year={2004}, volume={5 4}, pages={359-67} }