09-25-2001, 03:22 AM
is there any single test (i.e. blood oxigen saturation) useful to detect the presence of sleep apnea in SCI? Or a complex set of tests is needed?
09-25-2001, 07:39 AM
An oxygen saturation reading will give you some information, but not the whole story. The most difinitive way to diagnose sleep apnea is by undergoing a sleep study done at a sleep study lab. This test will pinpoint the cause of your symptoms. Most physicians will request this before prescribing treatment. (EMK)