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• An HST (home sleep test) is an accurate, convenient, and efficient method to detect significant obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). It has been validated in clinical research studies and is approved by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) to diagnose OSA.
• It involves taking a device home with you after our technicians have hooked up the necessary sensors and returning the device in the morning after a night of sleep at home. It is the most commonly ordered test for our patients.
• The following flow diagram provides an overview of the overall process:
Sleep Hygiene Recommendations
Additional information about sleep disorders are available at the following sites:http://www.cdc.gov/sleep/http://healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/overview.aspx?topicid=38http://healthfinder.gov/FindServices/SearchContext.aspx?topic=797&Branch=6&show=1