multiple sleep latency test


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multiple sleep latency test

[¦məl·tə·pəl ′slēp ‚lāt·ən·sē ‚test]
(medicine)
A test used to document pathologic sleepiness and diagnose narcolepsy in which recordings of brain waves, muscle activities, and eye movements are taken while a person spends the day in a sleep laboratory, taking naps at intervals.
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Multiple sleep latency test results Test Sleep latency SOREM 1 30 s Yes 2 90 s Yes 3 120 s Yes 4 120 s Yes Mean 90 s SOREM: sleep onset rapid eye movement
Multiple sleep latency test and polysomnography in diagnosing Kleine-Levin syndrome and periodic hypersomnia.
Multiple sleep latency test and maintenance of wakefulness test.
To assess daytime sleepiness, which is one of the common side effects of intermediate and long-acting benzodiazepines, the American Sleep Disorders Association Task Force recommends the Multiple Sleep Latency Test.
At the study's start, they gave volunteers the Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT).
Objective daytime sleepiness was measured using the multiple sleep latency test (MSLT), and pain sensitivity was assessed using a radiant heat stimulus.
The multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) is currently the accepted standard to obtain objective information regarding sleep drive and excessive sleepiness.
At baseline--generally within 1 month before their scheduled surgeries--all children underwent full-night polysomnography, and the next day received a battery of neurobehavioral assessments including the multiple sleep latency test of daytime sleepiness and a number of neuropsychological tests.
Following multiple sleep latency test trials for narcolepsy diagnosis, sleep technologists are instructed to ask patients if they have dreamed.
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