What is Sleep Disordered Breathing (SRB) and how to treat it?
The Professional Master’s Degree Sleep Medicine of TECH trains professionals with the latest updates to supply comprehensive treatment to patients suffering from this condition.
Most people occasionally experience sleep problems due to stress, hectic schedules, and other external influences, which can cause health, safety, and overall quality of life issues. For that reason, the Professional Master’s Degree Sleep Medicine designed by TECH addresses various sleep-related disorders, including respiratory disorders which are characterized by abnormal breathing patterns or pauses during breathing, as well as insufficient ventilation during sleep.
Considering the above, the purpose of this study is to check the patient’s breathing, body movements and responses during the night to see if the patient has a breathing disorder. This shows the severity of the patient’s disease, which is classified using the apnea/hypopnea index (AHI), the value shows the number of apneas and hypopneas the patient has each hour (< 5 to 30+).
Slight: 5 to <15
Moderate: 15 to <30
In addition to the patient’s AHI, oxygen saturation level, and in case of OSA, excessive daytime sleepiness will be considered in patient diagnosis. Once the results get ready, it can be discussed if there is a condition, … Read the rest