Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is grossly under diagnosed in Primary Care with potentially important consequences. Diagnosis is open to “patient manipulation”, e.g. potential to lie during screening for OSA; however, in the UK there may be opportunity to work with dentists who have a low tech alternatives to CPAP and to set up an out of hospital services in order to quantify the likely burden/prevalence of OSA compared with the diagnosed burden/prevalence (i.e. quantify the scale of undiagnosed OSA).
Status: Proposed Study, Seeking Funding
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