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What kind of a sleep study is a diagnostic overnight polysomnogram (PSG)?

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Diagnostic overnight PSG is monitoring of sleep and body functions during sleep, including breathing patterns, oxygen levels in the blood, heart rhythms, and limb movements.

From: Sleep Study (Polysomnography) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE:  National Sleep Foundation.


 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 15, 2018

SOURCE:  National Sleep Foundation.


 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 15, 2018

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