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Sleep Disorders in Adults and Children
Study of the Usability and Efficacy of a New Pediatric CPAP Mask
This study will evaluate a newly developed pediatric mask (known as Pixi) on children aged
2-7 using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), or Non-invasive ventilation (NIV)
treatment. The participants will undergo a monitored sleep study, followed by a 7 night trial
of the Pixi mask in the home environment. During the study usability will be measured through
questionnaires filled in by the parent and clinician.
The study hypothesis is that the usability of the mask will be superior to the patient's
Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.
For more information, please contact Chia-Yu Cardell, 6507217576.
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Light Flashes to Treat Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPD)
Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPD) is a sleep disruption that commonly occurs in teens and
manifests as a difficulty in waking up in the morning, going to sleep early enough at night,
and daytime disturbances such as depression, fatigue, and restlessness. The purpose of this
study is to determine if brief flashes of light, that are scheduled to occur during sleep,
are effective in treating DSPD.