Sleep

A Bayesian cost-effectiveness analysis of a telemedicine-based strategy for the management of sleep apnoea: a multicentre randomised controlled trial.

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Oct 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Compliance with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is essential in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), but adequate control is not always possible. This is clinically important because CPAP can reverse the morbidity and mortality associated with OSA.

Real-time fatigue reduction in emergency care clinicians: The SleepTrackTXT randomized trial.

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Sep 16, 2015

BACKGROUND: We assessed performance characteristics and impact of a mobile phone text-message intervention for reducing intra-shift fatigue among emergency clinician shift workers.

'M-apping' sleep? Trends and transformations in the digital age.

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Sep 04, 2015

This article critically explores recent trends and transformations in the monitoring and management of sleep in the digital age, taking as its focus the advent of new digital technologies to trace and track the 'sleep of ourselves' far away from the conventional sleep laboratory or clin

Design and protocol of a randomized multiple behavior change trial: Make Better Choices 2 (MBC2).

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Mar 27, 2015

BACKGROUND: Suboptimal diet and inactive lifestyle are among the most prevalent preventable causes of premature death. Interventions that target multiple behaviors are potentially efficient; however the optimal way to initiate and maintain multiple health behavior changes is unknown.

Use of a personal digital assistant to monitor surgery student work and sleep hours.

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Jan 30, 2006

BACKGROUND: We developed a personal digital assistant (PDA)-based program to assess compliance with our medical student work hours policy, and to correlate work hours with sleep and performance.

Use of wireless telephones and self-reported health symptoms: a population-based study among Swedish adolescents aged 15-19 years.

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Jun 19, 2008

BACKGROUND: Despite the last years of rapid increase in use of wireless phones little data on the use of these devices has been systematically assessed among young persons.

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Estimation of the biphasic property in a female's menstrual cycle from cutaneous temperature measured during sleep.

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Aug 05, 2009

This paper proposes a method to estimate a woman's menstrual cycle based on the hidden Markov model (HMM). A tiny device was developed that attaches around the abdominal region to measure cutaneous temperature at 10-min intervals during sleep.

Adolescent sleep misalignment: a chronic jet lag and a matter of public health.

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Sep 02, 2013

Sleep is a key element, both physiologically and psychologically, in adolescent development.

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