What is sleep apnoea?
Recurrent episodes of upper airway obstruction leading to apnoea during sleep
What is sleep apnoea usually associated with?
Poor daytime concentration
What is A?
What is B?
What is C?
What is D?
What is E?
Genu of mandible
What is F?
What is G?
What is H?
What is I?
What is J?
What is K?
What is L?
What is M?
What does OSAS stand for?
Obstructive sleep apnoea
What does obstructive sleep apnoea lead to?
Impaired quality of life
Increased risk of road traffic accidents
Associated with hypertension, increased risk of stroke and probably increase risk of heart disease
What is the prevalence of sleep apnoea?
2% of adult men
1% of adult woman
What does the diagnosis of sleep apnoea involve?
Clinical history and examination
Overnight sleep study
What are examples of overnight sleep studies?
Limited sleep studies
What is the epworth questionaire?
Different things where you rate your chance of dozing between 0 and 3
What is this?
What is polysomnography?
Sleep study used to diagnose sleep disorders, recording brain waves, oxygen level in your blood, heart rate and breathing
What does a polysomnography record?
Oxygen level in your blood
What is a sleep stud that diagnoses sleep disorders by recording brain waves, oxygen levels, heart rate and breathing?
What does PSG stand for?
What does a polysomnography involve?
Brain activity (EEG)
Eye movements (EOG)
Skeletal muscle activation (EMG)
What is oximetry?
Measures a persons oxygen saturation
What measures a persons oxygen saturation?
What does EEG measure?