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A Comparison of Auto-Adjusting PAP, Bilevel PAP, and Standard PAP Therapy in Patients with REM Related Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Timothy J. Walter, Gautam Samadder, Brandon Strausbaugh, Lisa Brant.P01066.
American Academy of Neurology
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Comparison Between Automatic and Fixed Positive Airway Pressure Therapy in the Home
Clifford A. Massie, Nigel McArdle, Robert W. Hart, Wolfgang W. Schmidt-Nowara, Alan Lankford, David W. Hudgel, Nancy Gordon, and Neil J. Douglas.Volume 167, 2003.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Efficacy and Cost of Home-Initiated Auto-NPAP Versus Conventional Npap
Carole Plan�s MD, PhD; Marie-Pia D’Ortho MD, PhD; Arlette Foucher MD; Malika Berkani MD; Karl Leroux; Mohamed Essalhi MD; Christophe Delclaux MD, PhD; Maria-Antonia Quera-Salva MD, PhD; Fr�d�ric Lofaso MD, PhD.Volume 26 (2), 2003.
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Long-Term Randomized, Cross-Over Comparison of Auto-Titrating and Standard Nasal Continuous Airway Pressure
Hudgel D, Fung C.Volume 23 (5), 2000.
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A Quantitative Assessment of Sleep Laboratory Activity in the United States – Update
Naoko Tachibana M.D 3, Najib T. Ayas M.D. 1-2, David P. White M.D. 1-2.Volume 1 (1), 2005.
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
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A Quantitative Assessment of Sleep Laboratory Activity in the United States
Naoko Tachibana M.D 3, Najib T. Ayas M.D. 1-2, David P. White M.D. 1-2.Volume 9 (2), Spring 2002.
American Academy of Sleep Medicine Bulletin
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Accuracy of an Unattended Home PAP Titration in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Volume 162 (94-97), 2000.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Can Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Titrate Their Own Continuous Positive Airway Pressure?
Michael F. Fitzpatrick, Christi E. D. Alloway, Tracy M. Wakeford, Alistair W. MacLean, Peter W. Munt, and Andrew G. Day.Volume 167, 2003.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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non-Attended Home Automated Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Titration: Comparison with Polysomnography
Tucker Woodson, MD, Adrian Saurejan, MD, Laura T. Brusky, MD, Joseph K. Han, MD.
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
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Acute Ischemic Stroke and Sleep Apnea: First 3 Days
Massimiliano Siccoli, Dirk Hermann, Dagmar Schmid, Paul Summers, Thomas J rmann, Spyros Kollias, Claudio Bassetti.P01065.
American Academy of Neurology
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Serious Motor Vehicle Crashes: the Cost of Untreated Sleep Apnea
Findley LJ, Suratt PM.Volume 56 (7), July 2001.
Thorax
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White Matter Disease and Sleep-Disordered Breathing after Acute Stroke
Volume 61 (959-963), 2003.
Neurology
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Association of Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep Apnea, and Hypertension in A Large Community Based Study
Nieto F, Young T, Lind B, Shahar E, Samet J, Redline S, D’Agostino R, Newman A, Lebowitz M, Pickering T.Volume 283 (14), April 2000.
For the Sleep Heart Health Study
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Blood Pressure, Cardiac Structure and Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Sleep Clinic Population
Kraiczi H, Peker Y, Caidahl K, Samuelsson A, Hedner J.Volume 19 (11), November 2001.
Journal of Hypertension
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Hypertension and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
2003.
Current Hypertension Reports
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Hypertension: Population Study
Lavie P, Herer P, Hoffstein V.Volume 320, February 2001.
BMJ
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Prospective Study of the Association Between Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Hypertension
Peppard P, Young T, Palta M, Skatrud J.Volume 342 (19), May 2000.
New England Journal of Medicine
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Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Blood Pressure in the Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome
Faccenda JF, MacKay Thomas, Boon N, Douglas NJ.Volume 163, 2001.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Sleep Apnea Affects Half of All Stroke Victims
Yasuyuki Kaneko, MD; Vlasta E. Hajek, MD; Vera Zivanovic, MD; Janet Raboud, PhD; and T. Douglas Bradley, MD.Volume 26 (3), January 2003.
SLEEP
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Sleep Apnea and Hypertension
Garcia-Rio F, Racionero MA, Pino JM, Martinez I, Ortuno F, Villasante C, Villamor J.Volume 117 (5), May 2000.
CHEST
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Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder Is an Independent Risk Factor for Uncontrolled Hypertension
Grote L, Hedner J, Peter JH.Volume 18 (6), June 2000.
Journal of Hypertension (England)
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Automatic Sleep Apnea Detection Using Measures of Amplitude and Heart Rate Variability from the Electrocardiogram
August 2002.
16th International Conference on Pattern Recognition
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Benefit of Arterial Pacing in Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Garrigue S, Bordier P, Jais P, et al.Volume 346 (6), February 7 2002.
The New England Journal of Medicine
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Cardiac Autonomic Control in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Khoo M, Belozeroff V, Berry R, Sassoon C.Volume 164, 2001.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances in the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome – Effects of Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy
Harbison J, O’Reilly P, McNicholas T.Volume 118 (3), September 2000.
CHEST
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Long-Term Effects of Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Sleep Apnea Syndrome
CHEST
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Cardiovascular Effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Patients with Heart Failure and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Volume 348 (13), March 2003.
New England Journal of Medicine
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Chronic Liver Injury During Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Volume 41 (6), 2005.
Hepatology
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Improvement of Sleep Apnea in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure Who Undergo Nocturnal Hemodialysis
Hanly PJ, Pierrator A.Volume 344 (2), Jan 2001.
The New England Journal of Medicine
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Correlation Between Otorhinolaryngologic Evaluation and Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Snorers
Archives Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
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Cost Justification for Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Volume 23 (8), 2000.
SLEEP
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Health Care Utilization in Males with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Two Years After Diagnosis and Treatment
Bahammam A, Delaive K, Ronald J, Manfreda J, Roos L, Kryger M.Volume 22 (6), 1999.
SLEEP
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Health Care Utilization in the 10 Years Prior To Diagnosis in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Patients
Ronald J, Delaive K, Roos L, Manfreda J, Kreyger M.Volume 22 (2), 1999.
SLEEP
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The Medical Cost of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea
Kapur V, Blough D, Sandblom R, Hert R, deMaine J, Sullivan S, Psaty B.Volume 22 (6), 1999.
SLEEP
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Diabetes and Sleep Apnea
Strohl KP.Volume S225 (8), December 1996.
SLEEP
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Endocrine Effects of Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Male Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Volume 254 (447-454).
Journal of Internal Medicine
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Epidemiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea – A Population Health Perspective
Young T, Peppard P, Gottlieb.Volume 165, 2002.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Self-Reported General Health Status in the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study
Finn L, Young T, Palta M, Fryback D.Volume 21 (7), 1998.
SLEEP
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Erectile Dysfunction, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Nasal PAP Treatment
Sleep Medicine
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Gastro Esophageal Reflux Common in Patients with Sleep Apnea Rather Than Snorers without Sleep Apnea
Volume 124 (2), August 2003.
CHEST
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Symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux in Subjects with a Breathing Sleep Disorder
Volume 121 (6), June 2002.
CHEST
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History of the Development of Sleep Medicine in the United States
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
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Home Diagnosis of the Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome
Volume 7 (1), 2003.
Sleep Medicine Reviews
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Home Healthcare Electronics: Consumers Are Ready, Willing and Able
Charles Roussel, Paul F. Nunes.January 2003.
Accenture
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I Can’t Stand PAP. What Else Can You Do for Me?
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
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In Vivo Platelet Activation Is Increased During Sleep in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Thomas Geiser, Florian Buck, Beat J. Meyer, Claudio Bassetti, Andre Haeberli, Matthias Gugger.Volume 69 (229-234), 2002.
Respiration
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Increased Physician-Reported Sleep Apnea
Andrew M. Namen, Donnie P. Dunagan, Alan Fleischer, Janine Tillett, Molly Barnett, W. Vaughn McCall, and Edward F. Haponik.Volume 121 (6), June 2002.
The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
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Low Rates of Recognition of Sleep Disorders in Primary Care – Comparison of a Community-Based Versus Clinical Academic Setting
Rosen R, Zozula R, Jahn E, Carson J.2001.
Sleep Medicine
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Inhibition of Awake Sympathetic Nerve Activity of Heart Failure Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Nocturnal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
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Investigation Into Sleep Disturbance of Patients Suffering From Cluster Headache
Cephalalgia
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Sleep Disordered Breathing in Patients with Cluster Headaches
Chervin RD, Zallek S, Lin X, Hall JM, Sharma N, Hedger KM.Volume 54, June 2000 2 of 2.
Neurology
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Long-Term Compliance Rates to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Population Base Study
Sin D, Mayers I, Man G, et al.Volume 121 2002.
CHEST
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Psychological Correlates of Compliance with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Carl J.Stepnowsky,Jr,PhD; Wayne A.Bardwell, PhD; Polly J.Moore,PhD; Sonia Ancoli-Israel,PhD; Joel E.Dimsdale,MD.Volume 25 (7), 2002.
SLEEP
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Low Sleep Quality and Daytime Sleepiness in Obese Patients Without Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Volume 253 (536-543) 2003.
Journal of Internal Medicine
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Obesity and Weight Loss in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Volume 19 (2), 1996.
SLEEP
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Flemons, WW.Volume 347 (7), August 2002.
The New England Journal of Medicine
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Predicting Sleep Apnea and Excessive Day Sleepiness in the Severely Obese
CHEST
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Menopausal Status and Sleep-Disordered Breathing
Volume 167, January 2003.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is Common in Medically Refractory Epilepsy Patients
Malow B, Levy K, Maturen K, Bowes R.Volume 55, October 2000 1 of 2.
Neurology
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea and Related Clinical Features in A Population-Based Sample of Subjects Aged 30 To 70 Yr.
Duran J, Esnaola S, Rubio R, Iztueta A.Volume 163, 2001.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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The Occurrence of Sleep-Disordered Breathing Among Middle-Aged Adults
Young T, Palta M, Dempsey P, Skatrud J, Weber S, Badr S.Volume 328, April 1993.
New England Journal of Medicine
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Polysomnography Performed in the Unattended Home Versus the Attended Laboratory Setting-Sleep Heart Health Study Methodology
Volume 27 (3), 2004.
SLEEP
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Predictors of Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Volume 123 (4), April 2003.
Sleep Medicine
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Quality Adjusted Life Years Added by Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Tousignant P, Cosio M, Levy R, Groome P.Volume 17 (1), 1994.
SLEEP
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Reduced Hospitalization with Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients on Nasal PAP Treatment
Peker Y, Hedner J, Johansson A, Bende M.Volume 20 (8), 1997.
SLEEP
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Reduction in Motor Vehicle Collisions Following Treatment of Sleep Apnea with Nasal PAP
George CFP.Volume 56, March 2001.
Thorax
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Serious Motor Vehicle Crashes: the Cost of Untreated Sleep Apnea
Findley LJ, Suratt PM.Volume 56 (7), July 2001.
Thorax
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Sleepiness, Driving and Accidents – Sleep Disordered Breathing and Motor Vehicle Accidents in A Population-Based Sample of Employed Adults
Young T, Blustein J, Finn L, Palta M.Volume 20 (8), April 1997.
SLEEP
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Sleepiness-Related Accidents in Sleep Apnea Patients

Horstman S, Hess CW, Bassetti C, Switzerland B.Volume 23 (3), March 2000.
SLEEP
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The Association Between Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Traffic Accidents
Teran-Santos J, Jimenez-Gomez A, Cordero-Guevara J, and the cooperative group Burgos-Santander.Volume 340 (11), March 1999.
New England Journal of Medicine
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The Road to Danger: the Comparative Risks of Driving While Sleepy
Powell N, Shechtman K, Riley R, Li K, R. Troell, Guilleminault C.Volume 111, May 2001.
Laryngoscope
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Treatment with Nasal PAP Decreases Automobile Accidents in Patients with Sleep Apnea
Findley L, Smith C, Hooper J, Dineen M, Suratt.Volume 161, 2000.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Mild to Moderate Sleep Respiratory Events – One Negative Night May Not Be Enough
Le Bon O, Hoffman G, Tecco J, Staner L, Noseda A, Pelc I, Linkowski P.Volume 118 (2), August 2000.
CHEST
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Nightly Variability of Sleep-Disordered Breathing Measured Over 3 Nights
Volume 131 (6).
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Respiratory Disturbance Index
Volume 162, 2000.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Cardiovascular Disease – Cross-Sectional Results of the Sleep Heart Health Study
Shahar E, Whitney C, Redline C, Lee E, Newman A, Nieto F, O’Conner G, Boland L, Schwartz J, Samet J.Volume 163, 2001.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Coronary Artery Disease
Mooe T, Franklin K, Holmstrom, Rabben T, Wikln.Volume 164.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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The Cardiovascular Effects of Sleep-Disordered Breathing
Sutton, FD.1998.
The Journal for Respiratory Care Practitioners
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Scoring Variability Between Polysomnography Technologists in Different Sleep Laboratories
Collop, N.Volume 3 (1), 2002.
Sleep Medicine
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Sleep Characteristics Following Adenotonsillectomy in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Volume 124 (3), September 2003.
CHEST
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Sleep Problems and the Risk for Sleep Disorders in an Outpatient Veteran Population
Sleep and Breathing
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The Association of Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Sleep Symptoms with Quality of Life in Sleep Heart Health Study
Baldwin C, Griffith K, Nieto F, O’Conner G, Walslben J, Redline S.Volume 24 (1), 2001.
SLEEP
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The Relationship Between Congestive Heart Failure, Sleep Apnea, and Mortality in Older Men
Volume 124 (1400-1405).
CHEST
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Treating Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure Patients
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
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The Sleep Heart Health Study: Design, Rationale, and Methods
Quan S, Howard B, Iber C, Kiley J, Nieto F, O’Conner T, Rapoport D, Redline S, Robbins J, Samet J, Wahl P.Volume 20 (12), 1997.
SLEEP
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Unattended Home Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea without Polysomnography
Fletcher E, Stich J, Yang K.Volume 9, February 2000.
Archives of Family Medicine
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Utility of Oxygen Saturation and Heart Rate Spectral Analysis Obtained From Pulse Oximetric Recordings in the Diagnosis of Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Volume 123 (5), 2003.
CHEST
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Utilization of Health Care Services in Patients with Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Kryger M, Roos L, Delaive K, Walld R, Horrocks J.Volume 29 (9), 1996.
SLEEP
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