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Study: CPAP for elderly patients not as effective

February 23, 2022HME News Staff

COLUMBIA, Mo. – CPAP therapy may not be as effective for patients older than 80, say researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. In a study published in Sleep Medicine, researchers studied 369 participants over the age of 70 with OSA and assigned roughly half to receive CPAP therapy for three months. Researchers used several metrics to compare both groups, including a subjective measure of a patient’s sleepiness, the effect of CPAP on sleep-related quality of life,...

CPAP Therapy, Dr. David Gozal, Sleep Apnea

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