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What equipment is used for a sleep study?

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During a sleep study, surface electrodes will be put on your face and scalp and will send recorded electrical signals to the measuring equipment. These signals, which are generated by your brain and muscle activity, are then recorded digitally. Belts will be placed around your chest and abdomen to measure your breathing. A bandage-like oximeter probe will be put on your finger to measure the amount of oxygen in your blood.

From: Sleep Apnea Tests and Diagnosis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 4, 2018

SOURCE: National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 4, 2018

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