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
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fatigue 27 13
Snoring 16 3
Sleep apnea disorder 10 7
Increase effect of another treatment 6 1
Insomnia 3 2
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 3 0

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  • 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 20

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

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea

Dosage Patients
one time 2
daily 1
yearly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 17
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 6
A little hard to take 6
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 3
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 14
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2 patient evaluations for Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea

Jan 24, 2016 (Started Jan 13, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jan 15, 2016 (Started Jan 13, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Slept all nite at study. Never at home
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jan 13, 2016 (Started Jan 13, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: One time
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 11, 2016 (Started Jan 13, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: No sleep apnea oxygen 90-94 at sleep
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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 (somnambulism))
  • 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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