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  • noun A record of a person's sleep activity obtained using polysomnography

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Examples

  • A test—called a polysomnogram—was scheduled for tonight.

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  • A test—called a polysomnogram—was scheduled for tonight.

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  • A test—called a polysomnogram—was scheduled for tonight.

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  • A test—called a polysomnogram—was scheduled for tonight.

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  • The patient will be contacted to schedule a polysomnogram or notified that an office visit is required.

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  • Precertification is required for an overnight polysomnogram.

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  • There can be no doubt that she dreams, as with all things, there is scientific proof in the form of polysomnogram.

    Intersomnolence

  • There can be no doubt that she dreams, as with all things, there is scientific proof in the form of polysomnogram.

    Intersomnolence

  • For situations that may require an emergency request for a polysomnogram, the on-call pulmonary fellow can be reached on beeper 10122.

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  • In the first, a sleep study or polysomnogram PSG, the child is monitored during the night.

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  • Also called a PSG, sleep study, or sleep test; a non-invasive test that records vital signs and physiology during a night of sleep. It includes measurements from an EEG, EMG, and EOG, as well as respiratory airflow, blood oxygen saturation, pulse rate, heart rate, body position, and respiratory effort.

    May 13, 2008