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Sleep and Breathing

International Journal of the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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19.05.2019 | Pediatrics • Original Article

Comparison of nocturnal pulse oximetry with polysomnography in children with sleep disordered breathing

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs in about 2–3% of children between the age of 2 and 14 years [ 1 , 2 ]. The current gold standard test for diagnosing OSA is polysomnography (PSG). This is an expensive test that requires clinical expertise, and …

12.05.2019 | Hypoxia • Short Communication

Do T90 and SaO2 nadir identify a different phenotype in obstructive sleep apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a major public health problem [ 1 ]. Current clinical practice guidelines specify using the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) to diagnose and categorize the degree of severity of OSA in polysomnography and home sleep apnea …

09.05.2019 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Obstructive sleep apnoea predicted by the STOP-BANG questionnaire is not associated with higher rates of post-operative complications among a high-risk surgical cohort

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition characterised by repeated episodes of partial or complete obstruction of the upper airway during sleep which may lead to nocturnal hypoxia and increased sympathetic nervous system activity [ 1 ]. OSA is …

09.05.2019 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Effects of somatotropic axis on cognitive dysfunction of obstructive sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by repeated episodes of partial or complete collapse of the upper airway [ 1 ]. The prevalence of OSA is about 6–13% in the adult population [ 2 ]. It is implicated that OSA is associated with many …

08.05.2019 | Methods • Original Article

Auditory psychomotor vigilance testing in older and young adults: a revised threshold setting procedure

Sleep deprivation and sleep restriction are widespread problems of modern society and can lead to, among other negative effects, a degradation of attention, especially vigilant attention [ 1 ]. Several tests can be used to measure these cognitive …

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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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