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作者: The Triumvirate
刊名: Thorax, 2020, Vol.75 (4)
来源数据库: BMJ Publishing Group Limited
DOI: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-214705
关键词: Thoracic surgery
原始语种摘要: When it was released in 1966, this three and a half minute track by the Beach Boys was the costliest single ever recorded and was more than 6 months in the making. The good vibrations in this month’s Thorax are less costly but took rather longer to complete. Mok and colleagues (see page 331) describe a randomised, crossover trial of a convenient vibratory positional device vs continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP), in 40 patients with positional obstructive sleep apnoea. The device significantly reduced the time participants spent lying on their backs (vs CPAP). However the intervention failed to meet the non-inferiority limit for the primary outcome of Epworth Sleepiness Scale. “Good Vibrations” entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s “500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.” More...
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影响因子:8.376 (2012)

  • vibratory 振动的
  • positional 位置
  • sleep 睡眠
  • inferiority 下等
  • airways 航空公司
  • device 装置
  • CPAP 连续气道正压通气
  • crossover 交叉
  • costly 昂贵的
  • obstructive 阻碍的