Ch. 45 Sleep

  1. Biological rhythms
    controlled within the body and synchronized with environmental factors
  2. Electroencephalogram (EEG)
    records brain waves
  3. Electromyogram
    records muscle activity
  4. Electrooculogram (EOG)
    records eye movement
  5. Hypersomnia
    individual obtains sufficient sleep at night but has difficulty staying awake during the day
  6. Insomnia
    inability to fall asleep or remain asleep
  7. Narcolepsy
    excessive daytime sleepiness caused by lack of chemical in area of the CNS that regulates sleep
  8. Nocturnal emissions
    organsm and emission of semen during sleep
  9. Parasomnia
    behavior that may interfere with sleep, and may occur during sleep
  10. NREM sleep
    four stages; essential for physiological well being
  11. Polysomnography
    use of several monitoring and recording devices used to measure sleep objectively
  12. REM sleep
    occurs about every 90 mins; essential for psychosocial and mental equilibrium
  13. Sleep
    naturally occuring altered state of consciousness in which perceptions and reactions are decreased
  14. Sleep apnea
    characterized by frequent, short breathing pauses during sleep
  15. Sleep architecture
    basic organization of normal sleep
  16. Sleep hygiene
    interventions used to promote and enhance the quality of patient's sleep
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Ch. 45 Sleep