According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, approximately how many Americans suffer from some type of sleep disorder?
Which of the following would not be part of the montage monitored during a PSG study?
EMG of right and left arm
In which stage of sleep does the brain show electrical activity similar to wakefulness on EEG tracings?
A reduction in airflow of between 4% and 50% of baseline airflow for at least 10 seconds during sleep defines which of the following?
What is the most common complaint of patients with obstructive sleep apnea?
Excessive daytime sleepiness
To meet the definitive criteria for sleep apnea, how many seconds of airflow cessation during sleep must be documented?
Which of the following are considered symptoms of OSA?
I. Morning headaches II. Memory loss III. Hyperactive behavior I
During which stage of sleep are skeletal muscles partially paralyzed, thus greatly affecting ventilation and maintenance of the upper airway?