41. Evaluation of Sleep Disordered Breathing 2: Portable Sleep Monitoring

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Michael R. Littner

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch41

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Littner, M. R. (2005) Evaluation of Sleep Disordered Breathing 2: Portable Sleep Monitoring, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch41

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Sepulveda, California, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • portable sleep snoring;
  • continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP);
  • sleep staging


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classification of Methods for Diagnosis of Sleep Disordered Breathing

  • What is the Proper Study Design to Validate a Portable Monitor?

  • What can be Expected from a Comparison of a Portable Monitor and PSG?

  • What is the Evidence to Date?

  • What are Limitations of PSG as a Reference Standard?

  • Sleep Staging

  • What is the Appropriate AHI Definition of OSA by Portable Monitoring?

  • What are Differential Diagnostic Considerations?

  • Technical Considerations

  • What can be Supported by the Evidence?

  • What Other Options may be Considered?

  • Cost Effectiveness

  • References