Decision Aid Summary

Title Sleep Apnea: Should I Have a Sleep Study?
Audience People with symptoms of sleep apnea, including being very tired and sleepy during the day.
Options included Have a sleep study.
Don't have a sleep study.
Instead, use lifestyle changes to try to improve sleep.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Sleep Apnea
Type of decision aid Screening
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
0 out of 0 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.