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polygraphy

(pəˈlɪɡrəfɪ)
npl -phies
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the writing of many works or writing on many subjects
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing obsolete a device used to copy a document
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing the act of copying pictures or writing by means of a polygraph
4. (Medicine) med the employment of a polygraph
5. (Medicine) med the data gathered from a polygraph
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polygraphy

a device for producing copies of a drawing or of writing. — polygrapher, — polygraphist, n. — polygraphic, adj.
See also: Copying
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In 1959 regular and part-time photography training was opened in the then Technical Graphic School (National Vocational High School of Polygraphy and Photography).
Ambulatory or in-hospital respiratory polygraphy sleep studies are gaining acceptability as an alternative to PSG.
Portable respiratory polygraphy (RP) may be more suitable because it allows usage in various settings including hospitals and patient homes.
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Respiratory polygraphy was performed in the first 24-72 hours after hospital admission, and patients with an AHI of at least 15 events per hour were considered to have OSA.
The diagnosis of OSA was established by respiratory polygraphy (Embletta Gold, ResMed), which included continuous recording of oronasal flow and pressure, heart rate, thoracic and abdominal respiratory movements, and oxygen saturation (Sp[O.sub.2]).
Further electrophysiological testing, like EEG-electromyogram polygraphy, could not be done due to nonavailability.