Preliminary Experience of Home Sleep Testing in Primary Care Settings

Jun 9, 2012

by Thomas Schwieterman, MD, Stewart Segal, MD, Rodney Orr, MD, Kirk Scovill, Hani Kayyali, as presented at Sleep 2012 Conference

Sleep Disordered Breathing (SBD) affects more than 40 million people in the United States – yet, more than 80% of affected individuals remain undiagnosed and/or untreated. Home Sleep Testing (HST) is expected to improve access to sleep diagnosis by enabling initial testing from more accessible locations such as the primary care physician’s office. However, the success of HST in this setting has not been evaluated until now…