Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in Women Veterans|
Jennifer L. Martin
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||Health Services R&D
|| February 2018 -
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Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is associated with significant adverse health consequences including cardiovascular disease, motor vehicle accidents, daytime functional impairments and mortality risk. Although SDB is more common among men than women, it still impacts 17% of women in the general population. [Our preliminary evidence suggests it is even more common among women Veterans who receive VA care.] The recommended first-line therapy for most patients with SDB is positive airway pressure...
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