Unattended home diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea without polysomnography.

@article{Fletcher2000UnattendedHD,
  title={Unattended home diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea without polysomnography.},
  author={Eugene C. Fletcher and Jeremy Stich and K L Yang},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={168-74}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the effectiveness of unattended home monitoring along with automatic titrating continuous positive airway pressure (auto-CPAP) as an acceptable method for diagnosing and prescribing proper CPAP pressure for treatment of patients presenting with classic symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). DESIGN Nonrandomized, prospective case study of 63 patients with a presumptive diagnosis of OSA. SETTING University hospital and veterans affairs medical center ambulatory sleep… CONTINUE READING
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