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
PSG and multiple sleep latency tests (MSLT) were performed during their episodes and the results were evaluated.
Multiple sleep latency test and maintenance of wakefulness test.
This is followed by a Multiple Sleep Latency Test, which involves five 20-minute naps at 2-hour intervals during the day.
An objective measure of daytime sleepiness, the Multiple Sleep Latency Test,[20] revealed that flurazepam increased whereas triazolam reduced daytime sleepiness.
Much evidence is provided for both sides of the debate on whether the clinically important Multiple Sleep Latency Test (in which time to sleep onset is measured two-hourly during the day) is at all a valid measure of sleepiness.
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.
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