Understanding Preferences in Chronic Diseases - Importance of Treatment Attributes Differs among Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Marcel Braun, MBA, Sarah Dietz-Terjung, BSc, MSc, Christian Taube, MD, PhD and Christoph Schoebel, MD
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: April 21, 2021
Understanding of patient preferences is increasingly seen as an important factor to improve the effectiveness of care, especially in chronic conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Evidence of preferences of patients with OSA is still limited, though the disease is highly prevalent. Aim of the study was to improve understanding of the relevance of treatment attributes among OSA patients. Based on a structured questionnaire, the relevance of attributes of OSA treatments as well as willi...
Disruptions in Sleep due to Prolonged Isolation during Covid-19 Lockdown: A Survey Based Study
Vishwesh Agarwal, Deepak Goel, Vimal Kumar Paliwal, Latika Gupta, Akanksha Ghodke and Vikas Agarwal
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 23, 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak most countries have resorted to enforced lockdowns. Being forced to stay home people are prone to succumb to various kind of stressors and may later develop psychological problems like anxiety, depression and insomnia. Taking advantage of this situation we developed a survey to study sleep disruptions due to prolonged isolation. An electronic survey developed using an online cloud-based website (Survey Monkey®) was served to general population. Participants...