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Table 2 Intervention care and standardised care components

From: Intervention to enhance adherence to mandibular advancement appliance in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea: study protocol for a randomised clinical trial

Time point Intervention care group Standardised care group
T0 (Baseline) • Questionnaires
- ESS, SEMSA (Modified for Oral Appliance) PSQI, EQ-5D, Socio-Economic Position and Social Support
• Questionnaires
- ESS, SEMSA, PSQI, EQ-5D, Socio-economic position, Social Support scale
T1 (Pre-treatment) • Providing instruction about how to use the MAA
• Health pamphlet based on HAPA theory
• Assessment of knowledge of OSA and involvement of the partner in education
• A brief education focusing on the benefits associated with MAA
• 10-min video education about OSA, emphasising the negative consequences if OSA is untreated
• Risk perception communication
• Setting Goals and action planning
(steps to facilitate the use of MAA)
• Providing instruction about how to use the MAA
• Health pamphlet about OSA and MAA
T2 (3 months into treatment) • Phone calls to be made at 3 and 6 weeks
- Problem-solving
- Evaluation of the patient and partner perception of treatment
- Verbal encouragement
- Setting attainable goals and action planning
• Follow up at Sleep Clinic
-Assessment of MAA use
-Problem Solving
-Verbal Encouragement
-Sharing other Patient’s
Feedbacks and successful treatment experiences
• Questionnaire
-SEMSA
• Follow up at Sleep Clinic
- Problem-solving
- Assessment of MAA use
• Questionnaires
-SEMSA
T3 (6 months into treatment) • Phone calls to be made at 18 and 21 weeks
- Problem-solving
- Partner involvement in treatment and family support
- Verbal encouragement
- Setting attainable goals and action planning
• Follow up at sleep clinic
- Assessment of MAA use
- Problem-solving
- Verbal encouragement
- Sharing other patient’sfeedbacks and successful treatment experiences
• Questionnaires
- ESS, SEMSA, PSQI, EQ-5D
• One-to-one interviews
• Follow up at Sleep Clinic
- Problem-solving
- Assessment of MAA use
• Questionnaires
- ESS, SEMSA, PSQI, EQ-5D
• One-to-one Interviews
T4 (18 months into treatment) • Assessment of MAA use • Assessment of MAA use
T5 (36 months into treatment) • Assessment of MAA use • Assessment of MAA use