Diagnostic Tests for Sleep apnea


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Diagnostic Test list for Sleep apnea: The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Sleep apnea includes:

  • Sleep studies
  • Polysomnography
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Sleep apnea: In addition to the primary care physician, pulmonologists, neurologists, or other physicians with specialty training in sleep disorders may be involved in making a definitive diagnosis and initiating treatment. Diagnosis of sleep apnea is not simple because there can be many different reasons for disturbed sleep. Several tests are available for evaluating a person for sleep apnea are are usually performed in a sleep center.1

Diagnosis of Sleep apnea: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to diagnosis of Sleep apnea:



Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Sleep Apnea: NWHIC

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