Unattended Hospital and Home Sleep Apnea Testing Following Cerebrovascular Events.

@article{Boulos2017UnattendedHA,
  title={Unattended Hospital and Home Sleep Apnea Testing Following Cerebrovascular Events.},
  author={Mark I. Boulos and Sara Elias and Anthony Wan and James Im and Fadi Frankul and Mina Atalla and Sandra E. Black and V S Basile and Arun N E Sundaram and Julia J Hopyan and Karl Boyle and David J. Gladstone and Richard H. Swartz and Brian J. Murray},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={143-149}
}
BACKGROUND Home sleep apnea testing (HSAT) is an alternative to polysomnography for the detection of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). We assessed the feasibility of HSAT as an unattended screening tool for patients with a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). AIMS The primary outcome was the feasibility of unattended HSAT, as defined by analyzability of the data. Secondary outcomes included determining (1) predictors of obtaining nonanalyzable sleep data and (2) time to OSA detection and… CONTINUE READING