Sleep study; Polysomnogram; Rapid eye movement studies
Definition of Polysomnography
Polysomnography is a sleep study. A sleep study monitors you as you sleep, or try to sleep.
Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 9/15/2010