Investigators MOP

Investigators interested in conducting research studies at CISRE should use the following manual of procedures (MOP):

1.0 Application Process (ORA, IRB, CRU and CISRE)

1.1 Sleep Research at Johns Hopkins Bayview Clinical Research Unit (JHBCRU)
1.2 Request CISRE Sleep Resources
1.3 Letters of Support to Obtain Funding for Resources
1.4 Getting Started

2.0 Sleep Study Data Acquisition Services

2.1 In-Lab Polysomnography
2.2 Home Sleep Test (HST) Wiring & Data Basing
2.3 Daytime Sleep Tests: MWT / MSLT
2.4 Data Coordinating Center
2.5 PSG transmission (Cloud Services / REDCap)
2.6 Scoring Hub

3.0 Sleep Study Scoring and Physician Interpretation

3.1 Scoring Type
3.2 Sleep Study Report
3.3 Data Basing Report Variables / Data Dictionary
3.4 Database queries

4.0 Costs

4.1 Polysomnography Sleep Study
4.2 Scoring Hub Services
4.3 Additional Procedures

5.0 In-Lab Sleep Study Details

5.1 History and Physical (H&P)
5.2 Length of time for wiring up
5.3 Lights off/on
5.4 Data Capture (REDCap) / Workflow
5.5 Questionnaires
5.6 Baseline Sleep Study

6.0 Recording Equipment - RemLogic

6.1 Objective Quantitative Airflow (Keyflow)
6.2 Neurological EEG Wiring
6.3 Snoring: Sound Level Meter (dBA)
6.4 Nasal Insufflation
6.5 End-Tidal CO2 Monitoring
6.6 Transcutaneous CO2 Monitoring

7.0 Special Testing Needs

7.1 VAMP (blood draw)
7.2 Pediatrics
7.3 Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring
7.4 Metabolic Cart
7.5 Specialized Equipment