sleep study

sleep study

A colloquial term for polysomnography.
See: polysomnography.
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Also, Ward 1A has a dedicated sleep study unit which is not being used and the sleep study children are being put into other wards - which basically means the results are pretty pointless.
On a 2-night home sleep study, 91% of males and 71% of females were found to have an apnea hypopnea index of 5 or more.
A sleep specialist will review your symptoms and may suggest that you undergo a sleep study.
The Teen Sleep Study, will track 32,000 pupils at 100 schools for a year, to establish whether a later school start time and sleep lessons could improve performance.
Typically though, to ensure an accurate diagnosis, an overnight sleep study is recommended.
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).
All the children underwent an extensive evaluation, including a sleep study (polysomnography) and a number of sleep quality and quality-of-life instruments at the start of the study, and again seven months later.
Only children who were eligible for a sleep study were included in the sample (Int.
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.
Nieto and colleagues investigated cancer among 1,522 participants in a sleep study that began in 1988.
Lavanya Gali said "A sleep study is similar to an experience spending a night in a relaxed, disturbance free ambience like in a 5 star resort or hotel.