Intervention Programmes among Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients: A Systematic Review


  • Nurhazirah Razali Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia & Nursing Unit, Institute of Respiratory Medicine, Jalan Pahang, 50590 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Siti Khuzaimah Ahmad Sharoni Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Siti Nor Ismalina Isa Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Selangor, Puncak Alam Campus, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Septa Katmawanti Departement of Public Health, Faculty of Sport Science, Universitas Negeri Malang, Malang,



Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Intervention Programs, Continuous Positive Airway Pressure


Aims: To assess the effectiveness of intervention programs to improve functional outcomes, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) adherence, daytime sleepiness, and knowledge among obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients. Background: Oxygen desaturations, awakenings, and snoring are symptoms of OSA. Design: Through five databases such as Google Scholar, Science Direct, Web of Science, Medline, and Research Gate. Conclusions: Patients improved their knowledge; CPAP compliance was higher in the intervention group compared to the control group. Regular CPAP utilization can improve functional outcomes and reduce daytime sleepiness. Implication for practice: researchers need to develop educational initiatives appropriate for OSA patients in Malaysia.


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How to Cite

Nurhazirah Razali, Siti Khuzaimah Ahmad Sharoni, Siti Nor Ismalina Isa, & Septa Katmawanti. (2024). Intervention Programmes among Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients: A Systematic Review . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 9(27), 377–386.