Complete sleep study
It is carried out in a hospital center, with specific technical personnel. The patient should stay overnight in the center; It is a more comprehensive sleep study. This type of test assesses and measures sleep cycles and stages by recording the signals collected by the placement of systematically located electrodes. They allow us to obtain data on heart rate, respiratory flow, blood oxygen saturation, thoracic mobility (respiratory effort), brain and eye activity, leg movements, etc. This type of test looks for other sleep disturbances besides apnea.
During this type of study, you will need to stay overnight at the center, so it is advisable to be comfortable and carry everything you use in your usual sleep routine, including pajamas and toiletries.