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Our research team at UC San Diego is conducting a study to investigate whether Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) therapy may help relieve unstable breathing and determine if the treatment has a positive effect on sleep and pain perception in people who use opioids on a daily basis.
Principal Investigator and Collaborator:Jeremy Orr, MD
Maximum compensation for completing entire study:$305.00
- Age +18 years
- Chronic Pain
- Chronic opioid use (daily use for >3 months duration)
- Apnea-hypopnea index >/= 5 events/hr
1 in-clinic Overnight visit to assess OSA presence and severity (10-12 hours)
What you may be asked to do during this study:
1 in-clinic Daytime visit (30-45 minutes)
1 in-clinic Evening Visit (1-2 hours)
Cold water hand bath
Computerized reaction-time tests
Wrist-worn activity tracker
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