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The Knowledge and Awareness of the General Public About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Leeba Rezaie 1 and Behnam Khaledi-Paveh 1 , 2 , *
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1 Sleep Disorders Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
2 Department of Psychiatric Nursing, School of Nursing And Midwifery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: June 2018, 22 (2); e74025
  • Published Online: August 27, 2018
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: April 21, 2018
  • Accepted: May 23, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jkums.74025

To Cite: Rezaie L, Khaledi-Paveh B. The Knowledge and Awareness of the General Public About Obstructive Sleep Apnea, J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2018 ; 22(2):e74025. doi: 10.5812/jkums.74025.

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