Each year in Australia 260 people sustain a SCI, with over half losing full function in their arms and legs (quadriplegia). In addition to the primary disability, there is a very high rate of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). This project is a multi-national randomized controlled trial to treat OSA in acute injury with a nasal mask during sleep. The study will determine if we can help people live better after injury by improving sleep, quality of life, memory and attention.
Sleep Health in Quadriplegia - COSAQ (CPAP for OSA in Acute Quadriplegia)
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Each year in Australia 260 people sustain a SCI, with over half losing full function in their arms and legs (quadriplegia). In addition to the primary disability, there is a very high rate of Obstructive...
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