THE SLEEP DIARY
which is a sheet of paper onto which we ask the patient to note his patterns such as bed time, awakening estimations, time of getting-up over a prolonged period – usually of fifteen days – to establish his week and weekend patterns over a long period.
is a sort of wrist-watch that measures the alternance between the patient’s rest and activity patterns, also over long periods of time of between a few weeks to a few months. This device will enable the specialist to identify strategic errors in the patient’s lifestyle or working hours.
is a physiological measure device focused on breathing and the heart. We will not obtain any information on the patient’s neurological activity or on his behaviours. This tool however has a use in sleep apnea detection.