Bachelor of Science
Date of Expected Graduation
The goal of this project is to develop a children’s sleep apnea test for home use. This design is to be of cost and quality improvement to what is currently on the market. It is important to fully understand the background of this sleep disorder in order to create this improvement. Knowing what sleep apnea is, as well as the different types, is what is used to create the methods such as S.C.O.P.E.R. Each letter is used to observe one portion or aspect of the human body and how it functions with regards to sleep apnea. The data taken from the test is used in determining sleep apnea, the severity, and necessary treatment. On the side of cost, the price of a sleep test, depending on whether it is a home test or not is taken into consideration for the patient’s insurance. This includes anywhere from speaking to a specialist before setting up a sleep test to analyzing the data from said sleep test. These things are all taken into account when designing a sleep test for home use.
Dr. Ajay Mahajan
Dr. Guo-Xiang Wang
Buehler, Jessica; Barkley, Autumn; Dickerson, Caitlin; Fosnight, Andrew; and Saad, Omar, "The Analysis of Pediatric Sleep Lab Inefficiencies" (2017). Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects. 593.