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Effective methods for prevention of insomnia in motor drivers

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This review considers obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), one of the common causes of insomnia. It is indicated that not only the population, but also the physicians are often unaware of treatment and prevention options for this disease. The review characterizes OSAS treatment that includes different approaches. It demonstrates the results of studies on the efficiency of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy. The review describes approaches to identifying, monitoring, and treating sleep disorders, as well as proposals regarding the effective prevention of OSAS. It notes the important role of drivers' observation of working and resting conditions and a healthy lifestyle, as well as the need to follow up patients with OSAS in order to reduce the number of traffic accidents.

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E. Z. Yakupov
Kazan State Medical University, Ministry of Health of Russia
Russian Federation

49, Butlerov St., Kazan 420012.

Competing Interests: There are no conflicts of interest.

A. V. Shulaev
Kazan State Medical University, Ministry of Health of Russia
Russian Federation

49, Butlerov St., Kazan 420012.

Competing Interests: There are no conflicts of interest.

A. A. Mardiev
Kazan State Medical University, Ministry of Health of Russia
Russian Federation

Airat Anvarovich Mardiev.

49, Butlerov St., Kazan 420012.

Competing Interests: There are no conflicts of interest.


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Yakupov E.Z., Shulaev A.V., Mardiev A.A. Effective methods for prevention of insomnia in motor drivers. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2020;12(3):100-104. (In Russ.)

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