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5: Lianne M. Tomfohr, MS, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, PhD, Jose S. Loredo, MD, and Joel E. Dimsdale, MD. Effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Fatigue and Sleepiness in Patients with Obstructive SleepApnea: Data from a Randomized Controlled Trial. Sleep. 2011 January 1;Supported by grants HL44915 (JED), AG08415 (SAI),and RR 00827 (University of California San Diego General Clinical Research Center grant). 34(1): 121-126.
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