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Sleep and Breathing

International Journal of the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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27.11.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Sleep-disordered breathing in severe mental illness: clinical evaluation of oximetry diagnosis and management limitations

Patients with severe mental illness (SMI) form a major disadvantaged group in the health system. Their mortality rates are two to three times higher than the general population [ 1 ], with most deaths being potentially preventable and due to …

26.11.2020 | Epidemiology • Original Article

Excessive daytime sleepiness and associations with sleep-related motor vehicle accidents: results from a nationwide survey

Attaining good quality sleep is essential for mental and physical well-being [ 1 ]. It is also essential for maintaining the attention, recall, reaction times, hand-eye coordination, and vigilance required to safely execute complex tasks such as …

24.11.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Analysis of snoring to determine the site of obstruction in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Determining the site of obstruction in the human upper airway has always been the most challenging issue effecting surgical outcomes of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAS). It is evident that accurately identifying the site of …

24.11.2020 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

The role of obstructive sleep apnea on the prognosis of pulmonary embolism: a systemic review and meta-analysis

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep-related breathing disorder characterized by recurrent upper airway obstructions during sleep which leads to intermittent hypoxia and sleep fragmentation [ 1 ]. It is associated with multiple systemic …

21.11.2020 | Methods • Original Article

Ear-EEG for sleep assessment: a comparison with actigraphy and PSG

Sleep plays an essential role in health, general well-being, and quality of life, and abnormal sleep can be an early indicator of several diseases such as depression [ 1 ] and Alzheimer’s disease [ 2 ]. Many different sleep assessment methods have …

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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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