Article Figures References James M. Andry, MD,* Eric Powell, PhD,* Courtney Whitney, MD,** Christopher J. Miller, MS,*** Kohl Hames, MS **** and Bruce R. Bowman, ScD**** Abstract A newly-developed, small, and lightweight autotitrating positive airway pressure (APAP) device (Transcend™ Auto, Somnetics International, Minneapolis, MN) was compared with a … [Read more...] about Validation of Transcend Auto™ Autotitrating CPAP Compared with an Established AutoPAP Device
Article Figures References It's official: home sleep testing (HST) has become a fixture in bedrooms across North America. What was once considered a fleeting trend is now the diagnostic darling of patients and insurers alike. Where industry leaders were once divided on the notion of portable sleep studies most have come to agree that this cost effective method of … [Read more...] about HST: Is anyone HOME?
Article Figures References Dentists have long been on the front lines of the war against sleep disorders, but many did not quite know it. Over the last decade, much of that has changed thanks to educational seminars and fruitful working relationships with sleep doctors. "Compared to just five years ago, the level of sleep disorder awareness among dentists has … [Read more...] about Time to Schein
Article Figures References The old diagnostic cliché about “listening for zebras” is well suited to the realm of narcolepsy. Primary care physicians (PCPs) hear the figurative hoof beats of “sleepiness” and naturally gravitate to a host of possible causes before considering narcolepsy. “PCP docs are thinking chronic fatigue syndrome, auto-immune … [Read more...] about Narcolepsy: Forgotten No More?