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Interview with CEO John Schultz on txchnologist.com
Telehealth Helping Patients Sleep Better
As medical technologies and health IT evolve, so too is the use of web-based, remote diagnostic and monitoring tools that allow clinicians to test and track patients for illnesses at home. But for some patients, telehealth advancements are also bringing a better night's sleep.
The Study of The Influence of Sleep Position On Sleep Apnea
Sleep position is one of most important factors affecting OSA. Patients with OSA were found to have at least twice as many apnea episodes in the supine(back) than in the lateral position (side).
High-Tech Alternatives to High-Cost Care
Dr. Lee Surkin, with his wife, Elizabeth Webster, uses a Watermark Medical device
to record patients’ sleep patterns, which specialists interpret and summarize for him.
The Effect of Polysomnography on Sleep Position: Possible Implications on the Diagnosis of Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sleep Clinics may over-diagnose Sleep Apnea, patients with positional obstructive sleep apnea would have more apnea respiratory events while lying on their backs than on their sides.....
Can You Die of Insomnia?
Consistently sleeping less than six hours a night has been linked to impairments in cognitive functioning, specifically a loss of concentration.
Testing a $50,000 Mattress
I hadn’t slept this badly on an assignment since I spent the night on a tuna boat.
Lateral sleeping position reduces severity of central sleep apnea / Cheyne-Stokes respiration.
The influence of sleeping position on obstructive sleep apnea severity is well established.
Treatment Options for Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Positional Therapy: Sleep on your side!
Comparison of Positional Therapy to CPAP in Patients with Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Positional therapy is equivalent to CPAP at normalizing... similar effects on sleep quality.