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Comment and Response
July 3, 2013

Management Setting of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Author Affiliations
  • 1Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn
  • 2Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York

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JAMA. 2013;310(1):96-97. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.7271

To the Editor In patients screened for moderate to severe OSA, Dr Chai-Coetzer and colleagues1 reported that management in a primary care setting was statistically noninferior to a specialist sleep center setting regarding change in subjective sleepiness measured by the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS). There are several aspects of this study that we think should be highlighted.

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