North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison is offering a Pap-Nap sleep study for people who suffer with sleep apnea.
The Pap-Nap is a daytime, abbreviated cardio-respiratory sleep study to acclimate patients with sleep disordered breathing to positive airway pressure.
The Pap-Nap procedure takes approximately 2-4 hours and the optimal time is a 1:00 p.m. start time. During this time the patient will have the opportunity to use a variety of masks and be properly instructed how to best maximize their comfort level.
Only certain sensors are used for the pap study a full hook-up is not used and sleep is not scored nor is the patient titrated. The following monitors are applied; snore monitor, effort belts, EKG, pulse oximetry, also, video monitoring is used.
A complimentary lunch for the patient.
Please call NARMC’s Respiratory Therapy Department for more information at 870-414-4396.