sleep study abbreviations

AHI
APNEA HYPOPNEA INDEX
SPO2
ARTERIAL OXYHEMOGLOBIN SATURATION
BIPAP
BILEVEL POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE
BP
BLOOD PRESSURE
CA
CENTRAL APNEA
CPAP
CONTINUOUS POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE
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DOB
DATE OF BIRTH
ECG/EKG
ELECTROCARIOGRAM
EEG
ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
EMG
ELECTROMYOGRAM
EOG
ELECTRO OCULOGRAM
EOT
END OF TEST
GER
GENERAL EVEN RESPIRATIONS
HOB
HEAD OF BEAD
FREQ
FREQUENT
LOC
LEFT OUTER CANTHUS
LO
LIGHTS OUT
MA
MIXED APNEA
MD
MEDICAL DOCTOR
NREM
NONREM
NSR
NORMAL SINUS RHYTHM
OA
OBSTRUCTIVE APNEA
OH
OBSTRUCTIVE HYPOPNEA
OCC
OCCASIONAL
SUPINE
ON BACK/ FACING UP
LATERAL
ON SIDE
PRONE
ON STOMACH/ FACE DOWN
PLM
PERIODIC LEG MOVEMENT
PSG
POLYSOMNOGRAM
REM
RAPID EYE MOVEMENT
RERA
RESPIRATORY EVENT RELATED AROUSAL
RL
REM LATENCY
RR
RESTROOM VISIT
ROC
RIGHT OUTER CANTHUS
SL
SLEEP LATENCY
TST
TOTAL SLEEP TIME
TWT
TOTAL WAKE TIME
UAR
UPPER AIRWAY RESISTANCE
ASV
AUTO SERVO VENTILATION
AVAPS
AVERAGE VOLUME ASSURED PRESSURE SUPPORT
QI
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
AASM
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE
AAST
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SLEEP TECHNOLOGY
ABG
ARTERIAL BLOOD GAD
AD
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
ADD
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
APAP
AUTOTITRATING CPAP
BMI
BODY MASS INDEX
BPM
BEATS PER MINUTE
BPRT
BOARD OF REGISTERED POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGISTS
COPD
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
CPS
Cycles per second
CSR
Cheyne-Stokes respiration
DME
Durable Medical Equipment
Dx
Diagnosis
EDS
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
ENT
Ear, nose, throat
GER
Generally Even Respiration
GERD
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
FDA
Federal Drug Administration
HR
Heart Rate
Hx
Medical History
HS
Bedtime
Hz
Hertz
ICD
International classification of diseases
ICSC
International classification of sleep disorder
LFF
Low Frequency Filter
LMN
Letter of Medical Necessity
LTD
Long Term Disability
MR
May Repeat
MSLT
Multiple sleep latency test
MWT
Maintenance of wakefulness test
OCD
Obsessive compulsive disorder
OSAS
Obstructive Sleep
Apnea Syndrome
OHS
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
PAC
Premature Atrial Contraction
PCP
Primary care physician
PLMD
Periodic limb movement disorder
PLMS
Periodic limb movement during sleep
PRN
As needed
Pt
Patient
PTSD
Post traumatic stress disorder
PVC
Premature Ventricle Contraction
RBD
Rem Behavior Disorder
RLS
Restless Legs Syndrome
RMD
Rhythmic Movement Disorder
RPSGT
Registered polysomnographic technologist
RMD
Rhythmic Movement Disorder
R/O
Rule out
Rx
Prescription
SAD
Seasonal affective disorder
SAHS
Sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome
SCN
Suprachiasmatic nucleus
SDB
Sleep Disordered breathing
SDC
Sleep disorders center
SDL
Sleep Disorders Lab
SMC
Sleep Medicine Center
SIDS
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SSRI
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Sss
Stanford sleepiness scale
SWS
Slow Waves sleep
T & A
Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
TCA
Tricyclic antidepressant
TLC
Total lung capacity
Tx
Treatment
UAR
Upper Airway Resistance
UPPP
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
VPAP
Variable Positive Airway Pressure