Impact of heathcare non take-up on adherence to long-term positive airway pressure therapy

Publié par Najeh Daabek, en 2021 - Frontiers in Public Health

The effectiveness of positive airway pressure therapies (PAP) is contingent on treatment adherence. We hypothesized that forgoing healthcare may be a determinant of adherence to PAP therapy. The objectives were to assess the impact of forgoing healthcare on adherence to PAP in patients with Chronic Respiratory Failure (CRF) and patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) and to compare forgoing healthcare patterns in these two chronic conditions.

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