Access to Sleep Care: Part II

Following on the last point from the first post in this series is the journalistic “malpractice” that offers up numerous sleep tips, often in the wrong context or simply in abbreviated fashion that would steer sleep disorders’ patients in the wrong direction. As I...

Access to Sleep Care: Part I

The American Alliance for Health Sleep (AAHS) recently published their executive summary on their recent Access to Care Survey, specifically related to sleep. Although the number of participants was relatively small for this type of questionnaire, there were still...

OSA Facts & Pearls

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious medical disorder because of its direct impact on the brain and on the cardiovascular system. The direct damage caused by OSA stems from two highly disruptive factors seen in varying degrees in all patients suffering...

Managing PAP Compared to Managing Other Medical Interventions

One of the unique, if not peculiar aspects of managing patients on PAP therapy is that no standard model of medical care exactly matches our unusual and perceived as cumbersome or invasive treatment modality. Previously, we have talked about the common comparison of...