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Investigation of breathing-disordered sleep quantification using the oxygen saturation signal

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This thesis investigates the feasibility of using the non-invasive biomedical signal of oxygen saturation, or SpO2 , to diagnose a sleep disorder known as Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Hypopnoea Syndrome (OSAHS). Epidemiologically, OSAHS is the most common condition investigated by sleep clinics. In a patient suspected of having the disorder, the upper airway is obstructed during sleep and a cessation in respiration results. An apnoea is defined as a temporary cessation of breathing....

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
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Lazareck, L
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2017-08-04

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