40. Evaluation of Sleep Disordered Breathing: Polysomnography

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Reena Mehra and
  2. Kingman P. Strohl

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch40

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Mehra, R. and Strohl, K. P. (2005) Evaluation of Sleep Disordered Breathing: Polysomnography, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch40

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724

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Keywords:

  • Sleep disordered breathing (SDB);
  • excessive daytime somnolence;
  • apnea–hypopnea index (AHI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Indications for Polysomnography in the Setting of Suspected SDB

  • Evidence-Based Data Regarding Use of PSG in the Setting of Suspected SDB

  • Components of Psg Used for the Evaluation of SDB

  • Classification and Scoring of Respiratory Events

  • References