Carl J Stepnowsky

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patient perspective on use of an interactive website for sleep apnea
    Carl Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Unit, Veteran Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive 111N 1, San Diego, CA 92161, USA Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Telemed Appl 2013:239382. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Scoring accuracy of automated sleep staging from a bipolar electroocular recording compared to manual scoring by multiple raters
    Carl Stepnowsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, United States Electronic address
    Sleep Med 14:1199-207. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Fatigue in sleep apnea: the role of depressive symptoms and self-reported sleep quality
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Med 12:832-7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Nightly variability of sleep-disordered breathing measured over 3 nights
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, California 92161, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:837-43. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of measurement unreliability on sleep and respiratory variables
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep 27:990-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status is associated with nocturnal blood pressure dipping
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:651-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Nasal CPAP treatment for obstructive sleep apnea: developing a new perspective on dosing strategies and compliance
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0804, San Diego, CA 92093 0804, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:599-605. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of ethnicity on sleep: complexities for epidemiologic research
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0804, USA
    Sleep 26:329-32. 2003
  9. pmc Pilot randomized trial of the effect of wireless telemonitoring on compliance and treatment efficacy in obstructive sleep apnea
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e14. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychologic correlates of compliance with continuous positive airway pressure
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego 92093 0804, USA
    Sleep 25:758-62. 2002

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Patient perspective on use of an interactive website for sleep apnea
    Carl Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Unit, Veteran Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive 111N 1, San Diego, CA 92161, USA Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Telemed Appl 2013:239382. 2013
    ..Users had very little concern about their CPAP data being viewed daily or being sent over the internet. Future studies should consider the use of newer evaluation criteria for collaborative adaptive interactive technologies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Scoring accuracy of automated sleep staging from a bipolar electroocular recording compared to manual scoring by multiple raters
    Carl Stepnowsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, United States Electronic address
    Sleep Med 14:1199-207. 2013
    ..The objective of our study was to investigate the accuracy of an automated sleep-staging algorithm which is based on a single bipolar EEG signal...
  3. doi request reprint Fatigue in sleep apnea: the role of depressive symptoms and self-reported sleep quality
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Med 12:832-7. 2011
    ..The goal of the present study was to better understand fatigue in OSA by examining self-reported sleep quality, depressive symptoms, excessive daytime sleepiness, and OSA severity in a group of newly diagnosed OSA patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nightly variability of sleep-disordered breathing measured over 3 nights
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, California 92161, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:837-43. 2004
    ..To examine the nightly variability of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) as measured by the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of measurement unreliability on sleep and respiratory variables
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep 27:990-5. 2004
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  6. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status is associated with nocturnal blood pressure dipping
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:651-5. 2004
    ..In general, researchers have looked at dipping in neurological and cardiovascular disorders. We examined the extent to which nocturnal nondipping might be influenced by relatively gross measures of social environment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nasal CPAP treatment for obstructive sleep apnea: developing a new perspective on dosing strategies and compliance
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0804, San Diego, CA 92093 0804, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:599-605. 2003
    ..Recent placebo-controlled studies comparing CPAP to suboptimal CPAP pressures may be informative in this regard. Directions for future research are suggested...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of ethnicity on sleep: complexities for epidemiologic research
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0804, USA
    Sleep 26:329-32. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to examine whether there were ethnic differences in polysomnographically recorded sleep, either in the controlled laboratory environment or in the home setting...
  9. pmc Pilot randomized trial of the effect of wireless telemonitoring on compliance and treatment efficacy in obstructive sleep apnea
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e14. 2007
    ..Because compliance rates with CPAP therapy are disappointingly low, effective interventions are needed to improve CPAP compliance among patients diagnosed with OSA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychologic correlates of compliance with continuous positive airway pressure
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego 92093 0804, USA
    Sleep 25:758-62. 2002
    ..To explore the relationship between psychologic variables measured prior to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment and subsequent CPAP compliance...
  11. ncbi request reprint A self-management approach to improving continuous positive airway pressure adherence and outcomes
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Unit, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:131-46. 2007
    ..5 +/- 2.3 hr per night. The Sleep Apnea Self-Management Program (SASMP) has the potential to be an effective and practical way to improve CPAP adherence and is designed for integration into current OSA clinical processes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social-cognitive correlates of CPAP adherence in experienced users
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Unit 111N 1, Veteran Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Med 7:350-6. 2006
    ..However, poor adherence with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment limits the effectiveness of treatment. Behavior change factors offer one avenue of research to better understand the correlates of CPAP adherence...
  13. pmc Mood Predicts Response to Placebo CPAP
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Disord 2012:404196. 2012
    ..These findings underscore the importance of placebo-controlled studies of CPAP treatment. Whereas such trials are routinely included in drug trials, this paper argues for their importance even in mechanical-oriented sleep interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint The anatomic basis for the acquisition of speech and obstructive sleep apnea: evidence from cephalometric analysis supports The Great Leap Forward hypothesis
    Terence M Davidson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0617, USA
    Sleep Med 6:497-505. 2005
    ..This study was designed to investigate the relationship between cephalometric measures corresponding to these anatomic changes and OSA...
  15. doi request reprint The hepatitis C self-management program: sustainability of primary outcomes at 1 year
    Erik J Groessl
    1VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:730-40. 2013
    ..Our objective was to evaluate whether the effects of the HCV self-management program were sustained at the 12-month follow-up assessment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Improving measurement of CPAP self-efficacy
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Sleep 27:1219-20; author reply 1221. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Improving CPAP use by patients with the sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (SAHS)
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Sleep Med Rev 7:445-6. 2003