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A polysomnographically defined state not equal to any non-rapid eye movement (NREM) stages or rapid eye movement sleep. The awake state is characterised by alpha and beta waves, tonic EMG, voluntary rapid eye movements, and eye blinks; this definition of awake is valid only if the polysomnogram is matched by a resumption of a reasonably alert state of consciousness.


Fully aroused Sleep disorders A polysomnographically defined state not equal to any NREM stages or REMS: characterized by alpha and beta waves, tonic EMG, voluntary REMS, and eye blinks

Patient discussion about awake

Q. Good morning! Anybody awake?

A. Hi Immi - Well, I'm very happy you came back and said hello. I hope you rested well and had a good night sleep. How are you doing these days with your Bipolar? Is this a good period?

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The awaked communities produced social mobilizations, in order to bring a new dynamism to their neighbourhoods.
Plowman, 1801), the first African American hymnal; that female metaphors for the church abound in Mercer's collection and that hymns by four women appeared in the 1823 edition although not before; and that Mercer included AWAKED BY SINAT's AWFUL SOUND, a 1774 hymn written by Connecticut Mohegan Samson Occum, in the 1810 edition but removed it in 1823.
Thanks to a heads-up, assertive aircraft commander and the boring CRM classes I managed to stay awaked for, we avoided a serious mishap one late afternoon in October.
I jumped instantly upon deck--all hands, sailors, and soldiers, suddenly awaked by the shock, started up in the utmost consternation, and made all haste to get on deck to enquire our situation.
Eve begins with a succinct statement of her first moment of consciousness: "I first awaked, and found myself reposed/ Under a shade of flowers, much wondering where
The children looked like angels and the parents beamed with pride as the cattle lowed and the baby awaked.
Often the pain awaked him at night, the child's genitals having become so sensitive that even the slight friction of bedclothes caused painful erections.
Which I do not forget, But fuse the song of my dusky demon and brother, That he sang to me in the moonlight on Paumanok's gray beach, With the thousand responsive songs at random, My own songs awaked from that hour, And with them the key, the word up from the waves, The word of the sweetest song and all songs, That strong and delicious word which, creeping to my feet, (Or like some old crone rocking the cradle, swathed in sweet garments, bending aside,) The sea whisper'd me.
So like a courtier, contempt nor bitterness Were in his pride or sharpness; if they were, His equal had awaked them, and his honor, Clock to itself, knew the true minute when Exception bid him speak, and at this time His tongue obeyed his hand.
If the British authorities thought this would earn them immunity, they have been rudely awaked.