Pulse oximetry, a standard monitoring tool in respiratory care, plays a key role in diagnosing sleep disorders before oxygen desaturation contributes to comorbidities like GERD, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, says Sleep Review’s sister publication RT Magazine.
SleepMed’s vision of reaching patients through corporate health and wellness programs is becoming reality—with interesting implications for sleep medicine overall.
Telemedicine is an emerging tool for sleep medicine practitioners to reach and engage with patients. Unfortunately, telemedicine practitioners use of 21st century technologies are sometimes limited to medical practice laws and regulations modeled on 20th century healthcare methods. Here are some legal dos and don’ts to consider when adopting telemedicine.
All sorts of fitness trackers and bed sensors say they quantify sleep. But once you collect data, what do you do next? PC Magazine reports.
A University of Iowa (UI) study has found twitches made during sleep activate the brains of mammals differently than movements made while awake.
The American Sleep Association (ASA) is preparing for Sleep Apnea Awareness Week 2014, a national event focused on increasing public awareness about the sleep disorder.
Walmart claimed Monday that comedian Tracy Morgan was not wearing a seat belt when a driver of a Wal-Mart tractor-trailer who had allegedly been awake for the previous 24 hours rammed into Morgan’s limousine bus, reports the New York Daily News.
Anyone who has been diagnosed with sleep apnea–or thinks they might have it–may benefit from the free CPAP Talk – Live! virtual support group session on Wednesday, October 1 from 7 to 8 PM (ET).
Philips Respironics introduces the PAP travel briefcase for sleep apnea therapy users. The PAP travel briefcase helps sleep apnea users travel with ease when carrying their sleep therapy system.
Members of the California Association of Medical Product Suppliers (CAMPS) can kill the proverbial two birds with one stone next year thanks to a new Medtrade Spring co-location agreement.