ResMed-led study analysis that the threshold for PAP therapy’s benefit ranges between 2 and 3 hours a night …
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According to the article:
“As little as two hours of positive airway pressure therapy will still benefit sleep apnea patients, according to a new study led by ResMed and presented at the American Thoracic Society’s annual International Conference.
The study analyzed the anonymized usage data of 180,000 U.S. PAP therapy users to determine their average rates of hospitalization and emergency room visits based on the number of nightly hours (from zero to nine) that they use a PAP device.
The study found that:” . . .
Read the full news article: Study: PAP Benefits Start At 2 Hours – HME Business
View the research study abstract: Dose Response Relationship Between Positive Airway Pressure Adherence and Clinically Important Outcomes in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea – ATS JournalsTags: DME, exemptee, HMDR, HME, PAP, ResMed, sleep apnea, therapy, treatment