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.
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
Marshall, Buddy Sleep Technology Program Director, Baptist Health Schools Little Rock, Little Rock, AR , USA.
Carno, Margaret-Ann Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing and Pediatrics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA.