New York-based Winthrop Sleep Disorders Center made the difficult decision to switch database vendors in an effort to remain a step ahead of progress. By any measure, the Winthrop Sleep Disorders Center, Garden City, NY, brings a wealth of experience to the relatively young field of sleep medicine. As Associate Director of the Winthrop Sleep Disorders Center, Claude … [Read more...] about East Coast Lab Preps for Potential
The Salter Labs BiNAPS and other select pressure transducers are utilized during sleep disorder studies to simultaneously measure respiratory airflow and snore pressure signals via a sleep diagnostic cannula. When titration to CPAP is initiated it previously required switching to a snore microphone/sensor. Now with the Salter Labs® SnoreTac™ Snore Sensing Adapter, all that is … [Read more...] about Don’t Neglect Snoring During CPAP Titration – SnoreTac Snore Sensing Adapter
Braebon Medical Corp Founder Don C. Bradley has created several sleep diagnostic products, and he always starts with a fundamental question: Is what you see on the screen an accurate reflection of what is physiologically going on? If you can’t trust your equipment, says Bradley, you have a fundamental problem. Sensors are the primary technology for obtaining signals and they … [Read more...] about Braebons Sleep Sensor Technology Can Make or Break!
Giving Automatic Scoring a Second Thought Changes in technology have been exponential over the last two decades. The sleep medicine industry has advanced significantly by software innovation. In our enthusiasm to wholeheartedly welcome these enhancements to our processes, we sometimes forget that technology in the form of automation is meant to assist, not replace, our skilled … [Read more...] about Man v Machine: Automatic scoring exists to assist technologists, not replace them
It wasn’t a scientific survey, but if the level of discourse at the recent APSS meeting was any indication, sleep physicians are warming up to dental sleep medicine. The decade of dental of sleep medicine may have quietly kicked off in the halls of this year’s Associated Professional Sleep Societies’ meeting in San Antonio. In a marked change over last year, vendors have … [Read more...] about The Dental Decade of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment