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sleep study interpretation guidelines

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Price Can Vary: The fees charged for any type of study including sleep studies can vary significantly. Sleep clinics will usually charge more for non-insured patient ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep study: Usually evening @9P.M. & overnight.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Depends: A sleep study should be done if you have signs of a sleep problem, need follow up to determine if treatment is successful, or if there is a change in ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes: It doesn't hurt at all. But some people feel odd sleeping in another bed and in a clinic room. I suggest that you bring your own - great pillow. If yo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep study: Also called polysomnography, is a multi-parametric test used in the study of sleep & also as diagnostic tool in sleep medicine. Polysomnogram records ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
See below: Depending upon the complexity of your sleep study equipment and whether it is done at home or at a sleep center, many things are measured....Cardiac p ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Many things: Among the things measured include brain waves, jaw muscle activity, breathing rate, blood oxygen, pulse, chest activity, and abdominal activity.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: upon the process at the place doing the sleep study. Although the results can probably be determined by the following day, these results should be in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Mirochna
12 years experience Family Medicine
Thousands: Sleep studies are anywhere from $2000-4000 dollars and may need to be repeated to get the right settings for a CPAP machine if it is found you have sl ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
41 years experience Sleep Medicine
It depends.: There are two possible conclusions, either: 1) You do not have a sleep disorder (at least, not one that can be detected by a sleep study), or 2) You d ... Read More
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