Study examines family influence on pediatric adherence to sleep apnea treatment

Having a family member on positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy was associated with better treatment adherence among children with obstructive sleep apnea, according to a study in the July issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. The authors suggest that engaging family members who use PAP therapy as “role models” may help support the child’s use of PAP therapy.

Read the article in JCSM – Pediatric Positive Airway Pressure Adherence in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Enhanced by Family Member Positive Airway Pressure Usage

2016-08-04T00:00:00+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Research|