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Mslt hookup


The MSLT will last most of the day. Over the course of the day, you will take five scheduled naps. Each of these nap trials is separated by a two-hour break.

Multiple Sleep Latency Testing (MSLT)...

Depending on the results, a shorter four-nap study may also be used. Be prepared to stay for the full five-nap "Mslt hookup" of the study. You will take your first scheduled nap an hour-and-a-half to three hours after you wake up from the overnight sleep study. About an hour before your first "Mslt hookup" trial, you will eat a light breakfast.

A sleep technologist will gently place sensors on your head, face and chin. These sensors are connected to a computer. Each is long enough so you can move around and turn over in bed. The sensors show when you are asleep and awake, and transmit data used to determine when you are in REM sleep. Once you are connected, the technologist Mslt hookup test the sensors by asking you to move your eyes, clench your teeth and turn your head.

To establish technical guidelines for...

A low-light video camera will allow the technologist to observe your MSLT from a nearby Mslt hookup. The nap trial begins when the lights are turned off. You will lie quietly in bed and try to go to sleep.

The MSLT Mslt hookup measure how long it takes you to fall asleep. It will also measure how long it takes for you to reach REM sleep. If you are unable to fall asleep, the nap trial will end after 20 minutes. At this time you will have an approximately two-hour break.

The multiple sleep latency test...

You will need to stay awake, and you are free to keep busy in whichever way you choose. This process will repeat four more times.