glossary

Glossary of Terms

Terms used in sleep medicine: Actigraph A biomedical instrument used to measure body movement. Active Sleep Equivalent to REM sleep … Continued

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Biology of Sleep

1. What is normal sleep? Sleep is a biological condition of unconsciousness that is reversible, characterized by a recumbent posture … Continued

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Sleep Diary

What is a Sleep diary? The purpose of a sleep diary is to identify a person’s sleep and wake routine … Continued

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Our Vendors

Medigas www.medigas.com VitalAire www.vitalaire.com Advacare www.advacare.ca Respironics www.respironics.com ResMed http://resmed.com Fisher & Paykel Healthcare www.fphcare.com Sleep Panda (English) www.sleeppanda.ca Sleep … Continued

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Support Group

Tri-Hospital Sleep lab has formed a support group for patients with Sleep Apnea and for those on CPAP therapy. The … Continued

Useful Links

Sleep-Related Organizations American Academy of Sleep Medicine www.aasmnet.org American Sleep Apnea Association www.sleepapnea.org Narcolepsy Network www.websciences.org/narnet Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation … Continued

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Current Research

There are many excellent reference articles on the subject of sleep disorders. Below we list some examples. Dr. Hussain has … Continued

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Sleep Questionaires

The Epworth Sleepiness Questionnaire is an interactive questionnaire which means that you can do this test on-line. The Berlin Questionnaire (for sleep … Continued

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Case Studies

Sleep disorders can have a profound and debilitating effect on your everyday life. The symptoms and effects of these disorders … Continued