A Sleep Apnea-Related Risk of Motor Vehicle Accidents is Reduced by Continuous Positive Airway Pressure: Swedish Traffic Accident Registry Data
Journal article, 2015

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with an increased risk of motor vehicle accidents (MVAs). The rate of MVAs in patients suspected of having OSA was determined and the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) was investigated.

Author

Mahssa Karimi

University of Gothenburg

Jan A Hedner

University of Gothenburg

Henrike Häbel

Chalmers, Mathematical Sciences, Mathematical Statistics

University of Gothenburg

Olle Nerman

University of Gothenburg

Chalmers, Mathematical Sciences, Mathematical Statistics

Ludger Grote

University of Gothenburg

Sleep

0161-8105 (ISSN)

Vol. 38 3 341-349

Subject Categories

Clinical Medicine

Respiratory Medicine and Allergy

DOI

10.5665/sleep.4486

PubMed

25325460

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10/8/2017