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Polysomnography for the Sleep Technologist

Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Related Procedures

The only sleep technology text written by experienced polysomnography educators, Polysomnography for the Sleep Technologist: Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Related Procedures covers the procedural knowledge you need to understand sleep studies. A sequential learning model systematically covers electronics, instrumentation, recording parameters, data acquisition, ancillary equipment, troubleshooting, recording quality, infection control, basic positive pressure therapy, and cardiopulmonary monitoring and intervention essential to polysomnography.

Paperback, 416 Pages

Published: October 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-10019-9


  • Chapter 1: Overview of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Physiology, and Polysomnographic Technology

    Chapter 2: Classification of Sleep Disorders

    Chapter 3: Electronics and Electricity

    Chapter 4: Frequency, Voltage, and Morphology of Signals

    Chapter 6: The Recording of Physiological Parameters and Electrical Safety

    Chapter 7: Data Acquisition Systems

    Chapter 8: Sensors, Transducers, and Ancillary Equipment

    Chapter 9: The Polysomnogram: Pre-Study Procedures, Monitoring activities, and Post Study Scoring and Interpretation

    Chapter 10: Recognizing, Evaluating, and Minimizing Artifacts During A Polysomnographic Recording

    Chapter 11: The Cardiopulmonary System: Essentials for the Polysomnographic Technologist

    Chapter 12: Non-Invasive Monitoring of Gas Exchange During Polysomnography

    Chapter 13: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcome Management of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

    Chapter 14: Infection Control and Emergent Response in the Sleep Center

    Appendix I - Fundamental Math Concepts

    Appendix II - Common Report Parameters and Recommended Settings

    Appendix III - Measurements and Conversions



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