Does Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing Improve Functional Outcomes in SCI?
M. Safwan Badr
Allen Park, MI
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January 2017 -
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This proposal aims to test the efficacy of a comprehensive approach to improving positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy acceptance and adherence and sleep quality among patients with SCI/D. The proposed study is very relevant to the mission of the VA in promoting optimal health for all Veterans, including those with disabilities. To this end, this study is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) testing the efficacy of a combined sleep and PAP adherence program, called the “BEST” program (Best pract...