Methods to Diagnose Obstructive Sleep Apnea


( Last Updated : July 12, 2016)
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RB0998-000

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  1. What is the diagnostic accuracy of home-based sleep studies versus lab-based sleep studies for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of home-based sleep studies versus lab-based sleep studies for the diagnosis of OSA?

  3. What is the cost-effectiveness of home-based sleep studies versus lab-based sleep studies for the diagnosis of OSA?

  4. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the diagnosis of OSA?


Key Message

One systematic review and meta-analysis, five randomized controlled trials, three non-randomized studies, one economic guideline, and two evidence-guidelines were identified regarding methods to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea.


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