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Sleep and Breathing

International Journal of the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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06.07.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article Open Access

Association between lung function decline and obstructive sleep apnoea: the ALEC study

Sleep-disordered breathing, ranging from habitual snoring to obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), is increasingly being recognised as a common problem in the general population [ 1 ]. When OSA is accompanied by daytime sleepiness, the estimated …

04.07.2020 | ENT • Review Open Access

Diagnosis and treatment of isolated snoring—open questions and areas for future research

Snoring as an isolated phenomenon is very common. The symptom is generated by vibration of the soft tissue of the upper airway during sleep. According to the International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD-3), isolated snoring is categorized …

01.07.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Knowledge and attitude of primary care physicians towards obstructive sleep apnea in the Middle East and North Africa region

Sleep disorders are highly prevalent in primary care. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is one of the most prevalent worldwide sleep disorders [ 1 ] but is underdiagnosed and untreated. It was reported that over 100 million individuals experience OSA …

27.06.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Clinical features and risk factors in patients with asthma complicated with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome: a hospital-based study

Bronchial asthma (asthma for short) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airway, with the participation of a variety of cells and cellular components. Asthma is prevalent but largely undiagnosed and undertreated in China, and the overall …

26.06.2020 | COVID-19 | Epidemiology • Original Articlef Zur Zeit gratis

The examination of sleep quality for frontline healthcare workers during the outbreak of COVID-19

Coronaviruses are a group of enveloped non-segmented positive-sense RNA viruses; they are broadly distributed in humans and other mammals [ 1 , 2 ]. Most human coronavirus infections are mild; however, some cases develop multi-organ infections …

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Sleep and Breathing reflects the international state of the science and practice of sleep medicine. The journal is founded on the recognition that management of sleep disorders requires a multi-disciplinary approach and diverse perspectives. Sleep and Breathing presents timely and original peer-reviewed studies on the management of the upper airway during sleep.

The journal presents cutting edge information on common sleep disorders and disruptions, including insomnia and shift work. Coverage includes patient studies, and studies that emphasize the principles of physiology and pathophysiology or illustrate novel approaches to diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the journal features articles describing patient-oriented and cost-benefit health outcomes research. It is dedicated to making the most important developments in sleep disordered breathing easily accessible to all who treat sleep apnea, presenting well-chosen, well-written, and highly organized information that is useful in patient care.

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