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The management of simple snoring

Lookup NU author(s): Paul Counter, Emerita Professor Janet Wilson

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Abstract

Simple snoring is a very common problem that presents a number of different challenges. The initial difficulty is in confirming the presence of snoring, next one must exclude any other nocturnal respiratory pathology and finally a decision as to an appropriate treatment must be made. There are many different ways of achieving these objectives, but no one-way has a clear advantage in terms of both accuracy and cost effectiveness. In this review the authors do not intend to give a didactic method for the management of simple snoring but to discuss the pros and cons of various different options in order to help physicians make a choice based on local priorities. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.


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Author(s): Counter P, Wilson JA

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Sleep Medicine Reviews

Year: 2004

Volume: 8

Issue: 6

Pages: 433-441

ISSN (print): 1087-0792

ISSN (electronic): 1532-2955

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.smrv.2004.03.007

DOI: 10.1016/j.smrv.2004.03.007

PubMed id: 15556376


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