Pediatric polysomnography: The patient and family perspective

  • Das S
  • Mindell J
  • Millet G
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The gold-standard test used to diagnose childhood obstructive sleep apnea is polysomnography. However, this test requires an overnight stay at a sleep laboratory and the attachment of multiple sensors to the patient. The long-term impact of this testing on the child and family are not known. We hypothesized that polysomnography does not precipitate acute or chronic psychological effects in children.

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  • Sleep study

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  • SGR: 79958018745
  • PUI: 361884687
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-79958018745
  • ISBN: 1550-9389
  • ISSN: 15509389
  • PMID: 21344042


  • Shubhadeep Das

  • Jodi Mindell

  • Genevieve C. Millet

  • Dafna Ofer

  • Suzanne E. Beck

  • Thornton B.A. Mason

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