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How Bridging The Gap Betwen Occupational Therapy And Sleep Technology Brings Better Outcomes

By: Joel Porquez
July 19th, 2016

  Bridging the gap between occupational therapy and sleep technology will maximize outcomes for pediatric patients This article was originally published by Sleep Review. Have you ever worked with occupational therapy in addressing the sleep needs of pediatric patients?

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Why Occupational Therapy and Sleep Therapy Work Well Together

By: Joel Porquez
November 17th, 2015

Bridging the gap between these two disciplines will maximize outcomes for pediatric patients This article was originally published in The Sleep Review Magazine. To view the full article please click on this link. Have you ever worked with occupational therapy in addressing the sleep needs of your pediatric patients? Occupational therapy is a rehabilitation profession that promotes health and well-being through engagement in occupations or the activities of everyday life. Sleep is one of these activities and is classified as a major area of occupation. Occupational therapists therefore address the functional ramifications of sleep disorders or how they affect participation and performance in daily life activities. The purpose of this article is to further define occupational therapy’s role in sleep to bridge the gap with sleep technology and ultimately maximize outcomes.

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Manual Titration of Positive Airway Pressure in Patients with OSA and Related Respiratory Disturbances

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How to Navigate Positive Airway Pressure Therapy in Children

By: Joel Porquez
August 24th, 2015

While PAP devices can be used in the pediatric population, sleep technologists must keep in mind the special considerations that come with treating them

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