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By: Kevin Asp on November 3rd, 2015

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A Sleep Disorder Anatomical Model Worth Noticing

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Consider showing your patients how sleep apnea and sleep disorders affect their respiratory systems

The National Sleep Foundation just announced the release their Sleep Disordered Breathing Anatomical Model, a tool sleep technologists can use to inform their patients on how our respiratory functions are affected by sleep disorders like sleep apnea.

Some features worth noting include:

  • The ability for sleep technologists to show the anatomical differences between normal and obstructed breathing to patients.
  • The ability for patients to touch and feel the 3D model.

Consider checking this model out for your sleep center.

And don't forget, the AAST has been a comprehensive resource for sleep technologists on the following topics and issues as well. Click on the link to read our guides on:

Four alternative Sleep apnea treatment methods

A side-by-side comparison of home sleep testing and in-lab testing

Want to read more articles on sleep apnea? Click here.

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