Positive Airway Pressure Therapy, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, 1st Edition

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By Richard B. Berry, MD
Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Therapy is a hugely important therapy option for sleep medicine specialists. This issue examines PAP therapy from every angle, in adults and children, to deliver a collection of up-to-the-minute reviews for the clinici ...view more
Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Therapy is a hugely important therapy option for sleep medicine specialists. This issue examines PAP therapy from every angle, in adults and children, to deliver a collection of up-to-the-minute reviews for the clinician. Topics include PAP Adherence, PAP treatment of OSA in adults and children (two separate articles), CPAP/BPAP titration, Adaptive Servo-Ventilation Titration, APAP and alternative titration methods, PAP treatment of Central Sleep Apnea, PAP and CHF, PAP treatment of hypoventilation in children, effects of PAP treatment on Non-CV medical disorders and on cardiovascular function, Adjunctive measures in PAP (oxygen, humidification, hypnotics) and NPPV titration and treatment.
ISBN :
9781437724950
Publication Date :
21-09-2010
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Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Therapy is a hugely important therapy option for sleep medicine specialists. This issue examines PAP therapy from every angle, in adults and children, to deliver a collection of up-to-the-minute reviews for the clinician. Topics include PAP Adherence, PAP treatment of OSA in adults and children (two separate articles), CPAP/BPAP titration, Adaptive Servo-Ventilation Titration, APAP and alternative titration methods, PAP treatment of Central Sleep Apnea, PAP and CHF, PAP treatment of hypoventilation in children, effects of PAP treatment on Non-CV medical disorders and on cardiovascular function, Adjunctive measures in PAP (oxygen, humidification, hypnotics) and NPPV titration and treatment.

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By Richard B. Berry, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Florida and Medical Director, University of Florida Health Sleep Center, Gainesville, Florida