How frequently should patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) be seen if continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is effective?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Himanshu Wickramasinghe, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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If CPAP has been effective, the patient is generally seen at 6- to 12-month intervals to troubleshoot new problems, to reinforce daily use, and to be certain the CPAP remains effective.


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