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verb To physically stimulate or use mental imagery to evoke sexual interest in a partner.
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Respiratory parameters and EEG arousals were evaluated using the AASM criteria.
From the [Table 1], we found that the EEG arousals indices were significantly different between SDB and control groups ( P < 0.
Parasomnias most likely to be encountered in clinical practice are namely, sleepwalking, sleep terrors, confusional arousals, REM sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) and nightmares.
It is possible that other CNS depressants or psychotropic medications may exert similar effects on nighttime arousals as Zolpidem did in this study.
Although the exact cause of SIDS is unknown, research suggests that an impairment of the arousal process from sleep in response to a life-threatening situation is involved.
Confusional Arousals are characterized by episodes of marked mental confusion during or after an arousal from sleep.
Some of the infants had snoring that caused arousals and some did not.
After less than a day of this so-called interbout arousal, they cool off and return to torpor.
Conclusion: Polysomnographic findings of patients with LSC demonstrated that sleep structure is disturbed by arousals and awakenings related to scratching bouts during sleep.
Repeated apneas and arousals deprive obstructive sleep apnea patients of healthy sleep and force their cardiovascular systems to work harder.
Other recent studies also found the BIS to be a useful indicator of return of consciousness during general anesthesia, further demonstrating the ability of the BIS to track patient arousals intraoperatively.
It was recently demonstrated that inspiratory effort in the face of increased upper airway resistance could result in transient arousal despite the maintenance of normal ventilation and oxygenation.