AASM recommends titration guidelines

Saturday, May 31, 2008

WESTCHESTER, Ill.--New guidelines aimed at improving patient outcomes for OSA patients were published in the April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. The guidelines, established by an American Academy of Sleep Medicine task force, focused on CPAP and BiPAP titrations. The task force recommends that patients receive adequate education, hands-on demonstration, mask fitting and get used to the equipment before titration.