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P055 Hospital admission rates and mortality among Indigenous patients with OSA – Top End Northern Territory perspective
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is highly prevalent among the Australian Indigenous population. Among other populations OSA has been linked to an increased risk of cardiac and respiratory disease and hospital presentations. It is plausible that CPAP adherence would reduce this risk. However, no such literature exists pertaining to the Indigenous Australian population. Indigenous Australian patients with OSA (assessed 2011-2020) and at least one hospital recorded (assessed 2011 – 2021) weredoi:10.1093/sleepadvances/zpac029.128 fatcat:kruyy4zkiraapprocjp25naq5u