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|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Sleep Apnea|
|Type of decision aid||Screening|
|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.