Journal of

Sleep Disorders and ManagementISSN: 2572-4053


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4053.1510013

The Efficacy of Mandibular Advancement Appliances as a Treatment Alternative to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Moderate OSAHS

Ama Johal, Preeti Jahaur, Fatemah Alqattan, Saba Kassim and Kieran Mc Cloughlin

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: November 05, 2016

A long-term prospective observational study was undertaken in which patients with moderate OSAHS and in whom CPAP use had failed, to determine treatment compliance with MAA therapy, after a minimum period of 18 months, using an objective monitor. Treatment outcomes included both objective sleep monitoring and a determination of the therapeutic efficacy based on the calculation of the mean disease alleviation (MDA)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4053.1510012

Soldiers' Perspectives of Insomnia Behavioral Treatment in a Primary Care Setting

Juliana S Ee, Cristobal S Berry-Caban, Dana R Nguyen, Madina Boyd, Nick Bennett, Thomas Beltran and Michele Williams

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 20, 2016

nsomnia is a highly prevalent sleep disorder in the US. Among the military population, 41% of active duty service members reported less than 5 hours sleep per night, and there was nearly a 20-fold increase in incidence of insomnia among service members between 2000 and 2009. Given that most soldiers with insomnia seek initial treatment in the primary care setting, an understanding of soldiers' treatment expectations and preferences may contribute to treatment success....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4053.1510011

Sleep Habits and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in a Population of Spanish Health Care Employees

Meritxell Espuga, Maria Antonia Ramon PT, Alfons Ayora, Manuel Alonso, Gabriel Sampol, Guadalupe Silveira and Patricia Lloberes

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 28, 2016

The aim of the study is to assess the sleep habits and prevalence of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in Spanish health care workers and the relationship between sleep habits, EDS, anthropometric measurements, work shift, sleep apnea risk, and work commute traffic accidents....

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