Are Split Night Studies Cost Effective?
When are split night studies a good alternative for your patient?
As more patients are being diagnosed and treated for sleep apnea, the increasing demand for treatment options has made split night studies a viable option for patients with sleep disorders who do not want to go through a standard full night study.
Split-night sleep studies involve diagnostic polysomnography during the first portion of the night followed by CPAP titration for the remainder of the night. This approach has been used to diagnose sleep apnea and titrate CPAP during a single night and can reduce costs.