TITLE

Sleep apnoea: detection and treatment

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2004 Supplement, Vol. 59, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents some papers related to detection and treatment of sleep apnoea. Children suspected of having obstructive sleep apnoeo syndrome are traditionally investigated in hospital with overnight sleep studies and single channel pulse oximetry is the commonest form of study. The study determines the feasibility of home sleep studies, compares the quality of data gathered from these with hospital based studies and to assesses the economic implications of home studies. Home sleep studies were successful and of at least equivalent length and quality on the measure, if not better.
ACCESSION #
17564533

 

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