Patient should be able to perform sensor application at home.
Specifically intended to only evaluate breathing patterns during sleep, aimed at diagnosing uncomplicated obstructive sleep apnea.
Less sensitive. If results are inconclusive, a comprehensive polysomnogram may be necessary in future.
Not suitable for patients with significant heart or lung disease, neuromuscular disorders, using supplemental oxygen, requiring nursing care, complex sleep disorders like insomnia or sleep related movement disorders.