sleep study

sleep study

A colloquial term for polysomnography.
See: polysomnography.
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Fully compatible with the Philips Somnolyzer scoring solution, sleep technicians can read the results from the Alice NightOne HST and determine a sleep study score in 50-85 percent less time and with great accuracy*.
If your total score causes the doctor to worry, then you are a candidate for sleep study, (and financial dilemma, if your insurance doesn't cover it).
A new sleep study has found that on at least three different nights weekly, people lose one hour and 49 minutes of shut-eye while struggling to nod off .
Participants from the UPLOAD study who qualify for the sleep study will undergo sleep testing on two nights in the UAB Sleep Wake Disorders Center.
He added, "For now, it makes sense for clinicians to consider asthma history, as well as more traditional factors associated with OSA such as obesity, when deciding whether to evaluate patients for OSA with a sleep study.
Today, home testing accounts for only 1 percent to 3 percent of sleep study volume, even though experts agree that home testing can be just as effective as testing in a lab but often at one-fifth the cost," said Doug Wenners, senior vice president of provider engagement and contracting for WellPoint.
Nieto and colleagues investigated cancer among 1,522 participants in a sleep study that began in 1988.
sleep study market at the moment, "quite small despite all the attention it gets," but with a lower price tag and studies showing 5 that it is a viable alternative to polysomnography, the market is "likely to continue to increase.
sleep study market at the moment, "quite small despite all the attention it gets," but with a lower price tag and studies showing that it is a viable alternative to polysomnography, the market is "likely to continue to increase.
This sleep study monitors brain waves, heart rate and eye movements.
ONE in five couples now sleep alone due to their partner's bad bed habits, a sleep study revealed.
But there are now ways to examine the extent of the problem and provide a solution thanks to a new, unique sleep study being staged at the American Mission Hospital.