Effects of Earplugs on Sleep and Sleep Apnea
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01062854|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 4, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 6, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Sleep Disordered Breathing||Other: Soft earplugs are worn during sleep study|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||407 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Effects of Earplugs on Sleep and Sleep Apnea|
|Study Start Date :||November 2008|
|Primary Completion Date :||August 2010|
|Study Completion Date :||August 2012|
Subjects randomized to this arm of the study will wear earplugs during their baseline sleep study (polysomnogram).
Other: Soft earplugs are worn during sleep study
Subjects are asked to wear earplugs when possible for 3-5 nights prior to their baseline sleep study. On the night of their sleep study they are randomized to either "wears earplugs" or "no earplugs" groups.
Other Name: Howard Leight (Sperian) Max-1/3303361 uncorded earplugs, NRR33, SNR 37dB
No Intervention: Comparison group
Subjects randomized to the comparison arm will not wear earplugs during their baseline sleep study.
- Sleep measures (rates of apneas and hypopneas, oxygen desaturation, arousals, sleep stages, respiratory cycle-related EEG changes [RCREC]) [ Time Frame: up to 2 years after the sleep study ]
- Subjective sleepiness measures (Stanford Sleepiness Scale) [ Time Frame: on awakening after the sleep study ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01062854
|United States, Michigan|
|University of Michigan Sleep Disorders Center|
|Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109|
|Principal Investigator:||Ronald D Chervin, MD, MS||University of Michigan|