sleep study

sleep study

A colloquial term for polysomnography.
See: polysomnography.
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One is an at-home sleep study. For this test, you will receive equipment that you will use at home.
The researchers conducted a sleep study of 443 adults with melanoma within 6 months of their diagnoses.
ISLAMABAD -- The largest sleep study ever concludes that sleeping too little or too much has a negative impact on our cognitive ability, but not on our short-term memory.
'Once I have a sleep diary in front of me, I can see whether it's a more serious sleep disorder and whether they need a sleep study.'
Pittsburgh, PA, August 24, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Sleep study labs are a very specialized center for a patient being evaluated for a sleep disorder.
It explains the fundamental aspects of types of overnight sleep studies, establishing a sleep laboratory, basic concepts of polysomnography channels, preparing the patient for a sleep study, placement of electrodes and other signal recording devices, starting and closing the study, calibration and biocalibration, and scientific aspects of recording data, as well as illustrations of sleep data and the scoring of data and discussion of the use of video polysomnography, the interpretation of histograms, polysomnography in children, test protocols, documentation, troubleshooting, manual titration with positive airway pressure, writing an informative report, guidelines for supplemental oxygen, infection control, and financial viability for a sleep lab.
The indictment says Omidi, whose medical license was revoked in 2009, established procedures requiring prospective LapBand patients--even those covered by insurance plans he knew would never cover Lap-Band surgery--to have at least one sleep study, and employees were incentivized with commissions to make sure the studies occurred, according to the indictment.
In order to be sure about your diagnosis, your doctor will likely refer you for a sleep study. This is performed using a test called polysomnography, and can take place either in a lab or at home.
The sleep study will focus on GCSE students from years 10 and 11 and the researchers are recruiting secondary schools across the UK to take part in the study.
This is just a sleep study, I consoled myself, yet no one had warned me about all the circuitry.
"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.