A review published in CHEST finds that home testing with at least a type 3 portable monitor offers a viable alternative in the diagnosis of otherwise healthy children with moderate to severe OSA, particularly in settings where access to PSG is scarce.

Recent findings:  Overall, the evidence in children is limited. Feasibility studies that have been performed, have on the whole shown good results, with several reporting >90% of their home recordings as meeting pre-determined quality criteria with regards to signal artifact and minimum recording time.

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