SLEEP STUDIES

applications

The Q-Metrx Staff includes highly experienced sleep technicians with extensive experience in developing custom protocols for sleep studies with various applications, including:

  • Insomnia: Initiation and Maintenance of Sleep

  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Sedation

  • Narcolepsy and cataplexy

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

  • Sleep Devices

    • CPAP

    • Bilevel

    • Dental

    • Miscellaneous other devices (e.g., Winx & Provent Therapies)

  • Parasomnias:  REM Behavior Disorder (RBD)

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techniques

  • Polysomnography (PST): Overnight attended sleep study 

  • Multiple Sleep Latency Testing (MSLT)

    • Subject attempts to take four to five naps every 2 hours throughout the day

    • Allows quantification of drowsiness throughout the day

  • Maintenance of Wakefulness Testing (MWT)

    • Four to five “quiet periods” throughout the day

    • Subject must remain awake in a darkened room

  • Actigraphy for monitoring:

    • daytime activity

    • napping

    • lights out/lights on associated activity

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