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Volume 2015, Article ID 747906, 5 pages
Research Article

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Device Time to Procurement in a Disadvantaged Population

1Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA 71103, USA
2Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
3Emory Sleep Center, Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA

Received 24 February 2015; Revised 20 May 2015; Accepted 24 May 2015

Academic Editor: Giora Pillar

Copyright © 2015 Lourdes M. DelRosso et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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