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|Sleep Study (Polysomnography) Cost Average||$950 - $2,475||Free Quote|
|Doctors Medical Center - San Pablo Campus||San Pablo||Acute Care Hospital|
|Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center||San Rafael||Acute Care Hospital|
|Kaiser Permanente Hayward Medical Center||Hayward||Acute Care Hospital|
|Sequoia Hospital||Redwood City||Acute Care Hospital|
|University of California San Francisco Medical Center||San Francisco||Acute Care Hospital|
|Sleepmed of California||San Francisco||Sleep Study Center|
|East Bay Sleep Medical Center||Hayward||Sleep Study Center|
|San Leandro Sleep Disorders Center, Prof. Corp.||San Leandro||Sleep Study Center|
|Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek Medical Center||Walnut Creek||Acute Care Hospital|
|Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center||San Francisco||Acute Care Hospital|
|Sleepmed of California||Concord||Sleep Study Center|
|Bay Sleep Clinic||San Francisco||Sleep Study Center|
|Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center||South San Francisco||Acute Care Hospital|
|Menlo Park Surgical Hospital||Menlo Park||Acute Care Hospital|
|Sleep Diagnostics of Fremont||Fremont||Sleep Study Center|
|Muir Sleep Center||Walnut Creek||Sleep Study Center|
|Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center||Redwood City||Acute Care Hospital|
|Bay Sleep Clinic||Fremont||Sleep Study Center|
|Laguna Honda Hospital||San Francisco||Acute Care Hospital|
|Sleepmed of California||San Mateo||Sleep Study Center|
|Tri-valley Sleep Center||San Ramon||Sleep Study Center|
|All City Sleep Center||Daly City||Sleep Study Center|
|Bay Sleep Clinic||Berkeley||Sleep Study Center|
|Bay Sleep Clinic||Redwood City||Sleep Study Center|
|Bay Sleep Clinic||Menlo Park||Sleep Study Center|
|Bay Sleep Clinic||Walnut Creek||Sleep Study Center|
|Alameda Hospital||Alameda||Acute Care Hospital|
|Peninsula Sleep Center||Burlingame||Sleep Study Center|
|Laurel Grove Hospital||Castro Valley||Acute Care Hospital|
Sleep Study Test Patient Preparation
Ask your doctor if the Sleep Test will require an overnight stay. Most do and if so make sure you pack a bag with your pajamas, pillow, and hygiene products like a toothbrush. If you have kept a sleep journal make sure to bring it to your test. Try to reduce the amount of caffeine or sugar you consumer the day prior to your Sleep Test. Try to avoid excessive sleeping, naps, the day before your test. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, caffeine and other stimulants a few days prior to the test in that they may affect the results of your test. Avoid skin oils and lubricants prior to the test in that it may inhibit the test electrodes from sticking to your skin. Discuss all medications or herbal supplements you are taking prior to the test. Some of these may alter your test results and your physician and the technician should be aware of what you take prior to the test. Bring a list of all your medications with you for review by the facility.
What to expect during and after a Sleep Test Procedure
Most Sleep Test will last throughout the night. Be prepared to shower to go to work the next morning from the testing facility if needed. Once you arrive at the testing facility you will be asked to change into your pajamas and to remove any jewelry or clothing that may interfere with the test. The test technician will then attached small metal discs, or electrodes, to your head and body for the EEG, ECG, EOG, and EMG equipment cables. The test technician will then attach an oxygen measuring devices to a finger tip and your face to measure the oxygen level in the blood vessels and air flow while breathing respectively. The temperature of the room may need to be maintained at a certain level, but blankets can be adjusted as needed. Lights will be turned off and monitoring will begin before you fall asleep. For multiple sleep latency testing (MSLT), short nap periods will be assigned at intervals. For multiple wake testing (MWT), you will be asked to try and stay awake for certain periods of time.
When the study has been completed, the electrodes and other devices will be removed. Once the procedure is complete, you will be able to change and leave the facility. Your Sleep Study results will be studied and the results should be ready in a 2-3 business days.
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