Polysomnography for the Sleep Technologist. Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Related Procedures

  • ID: 3683767
  • Book
  • 416 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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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.

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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

Glossary

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Robertson, Bonnie President
Robertson Sleep Medicine Consulting
Indianapolis, IN
St. Francis Hospitals
Operations, Sleep Disorders Program
8051 South Emerson Avenue, 310
Indianapolis, IN 46237.

Marshall, Buddy Sleep Technology Program Director
Baptist Health Schools Little Rock
11900 Colonel Glenn Road
Little Rock, AR 72210.

Carno, Margaret-Ann Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing and Pediatrics

University of Rochester

601 Elmwood Ave

Box SON

Rochester, NY 14642.
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