- Do Unconventional Sleep Therapies Work? Tooley, Sheri // AARC Times;Jan2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p6
The article discusses the author's view on the treatments for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). It notes that the goals for the treatment of OSAS are to prevent obstructive apneas and hypopneas, improve symptoms, and modify cardiovascular risks. It suggest that mandibular advancement...
- Sleep apnea: When snoring signals danger. // Consumer Reports on Health;Dec93, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p134
Discusses how to diagnose and treat sleep apnea. Snoring as a signal; Sleep apnea prevalent but rarely diagnosed; Self-monitoring; Self-help strategies; Professional treatment which includes polysomnography, nose mask and surgery. INSET: How drowsy are you?.
- Apnea therapy gets the nod. // Consumer Reports on Health;Jul94, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p82
Reports on the effectivity of a therapy called CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) for people with sleep apnea. Characteristic of apnea; Study of British researchers on 32 apnea patients using CPAP nightly or a daily placebo pill; Findings by the standard tests.
- Sleep apnea: Base your treatment on symptoms, not the number of events. // Modern Medicine;Sep94, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p53
Presents an abstract of the article entitled `Treatment of sleep apnea syndromes,' written by D.M. Rapoport which was published in the March 1994 issue of the `Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine.'
- Oral appliance can alleviate apnea. Rothenberg, Robert S.; Barrett, Wayne M. // USA Today Magazine;Feb98, Vol. 126 Issue 2633, p10
Focuses on an oral appliance that can help people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Description of the disorder; How the disorder has previously been treated; Details of the elastic acrylic resin device.
- Obstructive sleep apnea. Walling, Anne D. // American Family Physician;9/15/1997, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p1208
Focuses on obstructive sleep apnea which appeared in `The Practitioner' dated March 1997. Signs and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea; Therapy for the prevention of obstructive sleep apnea.
- Sleep apnea: Daytime somnolence, loud snoring are treatment indications. // Geriatrics;Aug94, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p56
Presents the summary of an article entitled `Treatment of Sleep Apnea Syndromes' conducted by D.M. Rapport published in the 1994 issue of `Mt. Sinai Journal of Medicine'.
- Tuned in for a good night's sleep. Kiernan, Vincent // New Scientist;05/24/97, Vol. 154 Issue 2083, p22
Reports on the surgical solution developed for people suffering sleep apnoea. Attack of the cause of the condition with radio waves; Sticking of a needle-like radio to excess tissue in the palate, nose or tongue; Emission of oscillating radio waves that heat the tissue; Replacement of the...
- Respiratory medicine. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS98
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `A long term randomized parallel multicenter study of an oral appliance vs nCPAP in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea,' by J.A. Fleetham et al.