Sleep

Normal sleep physiology

See PPT talk on sleep.

Epworth sleepiness scale (validated in obstructive sleep apnea)

Situation

 

Scale

 

Sitting and reading

 

0 = no chance of dozing

 

Watching TV

 

1 = slight chance

 

Sitting inactive in public place (theatre, meeting)

 

2 = moderate chance

 

Passenger in car for 1 hour

 

3 high chance

 

Lying down to rest in afternoon if possible

 

 

 

Sitting and talking to someone

 

0-9 = normal

 

Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol

 

10-24 = excessive daytime sleepiness

In car, stopped for few minutes in traffic

 

 

 

 

International Classification of Sleep Disorders

 

Dyssomnias (including insomnias and excessive daytime sleepiness)

 

 

Parasomnias

 

 

Sleep disorders associated with mental psychiatric disorders