What is Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea?

Category: Procedures

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Sleep studies are tests that watch what happens to your body during sleep to find out what is causing sleep problems such as sleep apnea, when an adult regularly stops breathing during sleep for 10 seconds or longer.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

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Perceived effectiveness
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0
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Perceived effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 14

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea

Side effect Patients
Breathing difficulty 1
Claustrophobia 1
Daytime tiredness 1
Fatigue 1
Insomnia 1
Low oxygen saturation while sleeping 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea

Dosage Patients
as needed 2
one time 2
daily 1
yearly 1

Adherence


Always
Patients
12
75%
Usually
Patients
2
13%
Sometimes
Patients
0
0%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
2
13%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
1
6%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
5
31%
A little hard to take
Patients
4
25%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
6
38%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
1
6%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
1
6%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
1
6%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
2
13%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
11
69%
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1 patient evaluation for Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea

Itsalwayssomething
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Itsalwayssomething
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 57
Condition: Chronic Pain Syndrome 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Chronic Pain Syndrome

See Itsalwayssomething's full Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea history

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for REM Sleep Behavior Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Sleep Walking)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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