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Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine: Expert Consult - Online and by Richard B. Berry MD

By Richard B. Berry MD

Written via Richard Berry, MD, writer of the preferred Sleep medication Pearls, Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine is a concise, clinically targeted alternative to greater sleep medication references. A recipient of the 2010 AASM Excellence in schooling award, Dr. Berry is outstandingly good certified to distill today's so much crucial sleep medication know-how in a manner that's fast and straightforward to entry and apply on your practice.

  • Get transparent tips on making use of the AASM scoring criteria.
  • Reinforce your wisdom with more than 350 evaluate questions.
  • Get the solutions you would like quickly due to Dr. Berry's direct and transparent writing style.
  • Access the entire contents on-line at Expert Consult, together with videos demonstrating parasomnias, leg kicks, and more.

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C). In this case, stage N2 ends. The next epoch of sleep without K complexes or sleep spindles is scored as stage N1. evidence for this sleep stage (a KC not associated with an arousal or an SS). As discussed in a subsequent section on MBM scoring, if any alpha is present in the epoch (even < 15 sec) containing the MBM, then the epoch is scored as stage W. In this case, the period of stage N2 ends (see Fig. 3–11C). If the epoch preceding or following an MBM is scored as stage W, the MBM epoch is scored as stage W.

EOG: Slow eye movements are characteristic of eyes-closed stage W but are not required criteria for scoring stage W. 2. Chin EMG: The chin EMG amplitude is variable but is often higher than during sleep. B. Score epochs without visually discernible alpha rhythm (or portions of an epoch without alpha rhythm*) as stage W if any of the following are present: 1. 5–2 Hz. 2. Reading eye movements are present. 3. Irregular conjugate REMs are present associated with normal or high chin muscle tone (in contrast, stage R has low chin activity).

1, 15 Hz. 26 Chapter 2 The Technology of Sleep Monitoring C. 3, 15 Hz. D. 1, 35 Hz. Answers 1. B. 2. C. 3. B. 4. B. 5. E. A low filter of X Hz has some effect on signals with a slightly higher frequency than X. 5 to 2 Hz. The lower a frequency signal is compared with X Hz, the more the decrement in amplitude. 3-Hz signal. 6. B. 200 Hz. The Nyquist theorem states that the minimum sampling frequency to record a signal of X Hz is 2 X. Conversely, all frequencies greater than X are undersampled if a sampling rate of 2 X is used and if sampled can result in signal distortion.

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