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Methods to Diagnose Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Last updated: July 12, 2016
Project Number: RB0998-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  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.