MSLT


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MSLT

abbreviation for multiple sleep latency test.
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The data of MSLT of each patient are listed in [Table 5].
The patient should undergo overnight PSG prior to the MSLT, and both studies, PSG and MSLT, should be performed in a manner that reflects the patient's routine sleep/wake schedule.
Due to relatively small sample sizes, a duration-independent MSLT model is used in this analysis to estimate average DFLE_t^i for older Americans at age t (t = 65, .
In early 2007, the MSLT noted increasing reports of oversedation events associated with opioid administration (see Figure 1).
This is followed by an MSLT the next day to assess the time to sleep onset and to verify the presence of sleep onset rapid eye movement periods (SOREMPs).
According to the new diagnostic criteria, the MSLT must not be conducted unless the patient has been withdrawn from all psychotropic drugs, many of which have REM suppressant effects.
An MSLT must be conducted after a polysomnographically confirmed full night of sleep--at least 6 hours.
University in the 1970s, the MSLT has a simple premise: People who are sleepy will fall asleep faster than those who are not.
Although a strong suspicion of narcolepsy may be made by patient history, the definitive diagnosis is best made with a formal sleep study and MSLT performed in an accredited sleep laboratory.
In other studies that also were conducted during the descending BAC phase, alcohol reduced sleep latency, as measured by a standard MSLT, and impaired both attention and reaction-time performance in a do se-dependent manner.
The researchers used MSLT scores to identify 12 men who were sleepier than, average and 12 who are more wakeful than average.
ST7 was represented by 2 isolates in the MSLT database, both isolated in 1963 from patients in Vietnam.