The Definitive Sleep Scoring Resource
The AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events: Rules, Terminology and Technical Specifications is the definitive reference for the evaluation of polysomnography (PSG) and home sleep apnea testing (HSAT). This comprehensive and continuously evolving resource provides rules for scoring sleep stages, arousals, respiratory events during sleep, movements during sleep and cardiac events. The AASM Scoring Manual also provides standard montages, electrode placements and digitization parameters. This online publication is indispensable for sleep technologists, and it is an essential reference for physicians who interpret sleep studies.
Recent Updates! Scoring Manual Version 2.3 (April 2016)
- Scoring Manual Updates
- All AASM-accredited sleep facilities are required to implement the rules in Version 2.3 by Oct. 1, 2016.
Purchasing the Scoring Manual
Annual Subscription $20:
Updated annually, the AASM Scoring Manual is an online and app-based resource offering you multi-platform, digital access from your desktop, tablet and mobile device. An annual subscription ensures that you always have immediate access to the current version of the manual, and it enables you to remain compliant with AASM accreditation standards.
Subscription and Print Bundle $40:
The bundle provides both the multi-platform versatility of the digital version and the convenience of the complementary print version, which is an essential reference for your sleep lab or home library. Additional copies of the printed version may be purchased once you have logged on to the Scoring Manual user page.
What subscribers are saying!
"The AASM Scoring Manual gives me everything I need to score PSG recordings. For me, all the definitions, rules and technical specifications are very useful. The most helpful things are the pictures illustrating sleep staging and respiratory rules."
“The Scoring Manual subscription is easy to access”
“Automatic updates to the online subscription”
“The manual is a great teaching tool and reference text”
“The organization of the manual is clear and easy to follow”
“The printed manual is great for the lab”
“Nice to have a reference available immediately”
“The ability to add my staff to be able to use the online manual”
“I like the printed copy for convenience sake. I like the online version for visual clarity and look up efficiency”
Scoring Manual Timeline
Look for advance notice of upcoming changes
Launch new version including major changes approved by the AASM Board. Subscribers will have immediate access.
Scoring Manual Print copies available for the first time at SLEEP 2016 Society Booth.
All accredited facilities need to be in compliance with new version.
Contact the AASM with questions about the Scoring Manual by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (630) 737-9700.
AAST Member Subscription
You now can access the AASM Scoring Manual at the AASM Member price!
Simply Login or create an AASM Guest Shopper account. On the purhcase screen, a link next to Subscription Type will ask if you are an AAST Member. When you click this link, you will need to verify your AAST membership using your member number. Once verified, the Subscription Type will say AAST Member and the price will reflect the member pricing.