Acceptance and side effects of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Clemens Heiser, J. Ulrich Sommer, Jens Stern-Sträter, Karl Hörmann, Joachim T. Maurer & Boris A. Stuck
Introduction: Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the gold standard in therapy of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The compliance of this therapy is limited to numerous side effects, especially regarding complaints of nasal and upper airway symptoms. Humidified CPAP is potentially able to reduce[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]