More than 1,300 people underwent sleep studies
, and 39 percent had metabolic syndrome, defined as the presence of three or more of the following: obesity (body mass index of 30 or higher), total cholesterol of 200 mg/dl or higher, triglyceride levels of 150 mg/dl or higher, fasting blood sugar of 100 mg/dl or higher, and blood pressure of 130/85 mmHg or higher).
The closed ward is used for day surgery patients and sleep studies
Comprehensive Neurology & Sleep Center with duel Accreditation for in-center & in-home sleep studies
will be performed 7 nights a week on adults and children over one-year-old.
Alvin Community College (Texas) polysomnography students became the teachers of several Houston-area physicians on July 9, showing them the technology used in sleep studies
At Zulekha Hospital, a staff nurse in a maroon-uniform, Ajeesh Sasidharan, takes us to a typical sleep studies
room that is essentially a luxury suite, with one wall in the inside room painted peach.
Housing the latest technology in sleep studies
, scientists in an adjacent lab will be able to monitor and record a patient's brain activity, breathing and movement during sleep to help understand and develop treatments for chronic pain and insomnia.
The required sleep studies
can be time-consuming and inconvenient, costing up to $5,000.
Equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, the unit includes lung function testing areas, a counselling room and three purpose-built bedrooms in which 150 sleep studies
a year can now be carried out Before the transformation, funded by the Sunday Mercury's Give A Child Health Fund, only one patient could be seen at a time and staff had to walk through the unit to reach their office, interrupting sessions.
Sleep deficit may be a bigger contributor to burnout than stress, according to researchers, but undergoing sleep studies
to help their condition is itself stressful to many patients.
This is the first longitudinal study to suggest a causal relationship between asthma and sleep apnea diagnosed in laboratory-based sleep studies
," said Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS, assistant professor of medicine at the university, who will present the research at ATS 2013.
Part of the work includes the development of new sleep rooms to help doctors conduct sleep studies
in settings that are more like bedrooms than hospital wards, and therefore more conducive to natural sleep.