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1

What is the primary question to ask when assessing a patient

"Tell me about your life"

2

Limit naps to ___ minutes

30

3

avoid this close to bedtime

caffeine

4

you should have this type of activity daily

aerobic exercise

5

avoid foods that cause ____

indigestion

6

ensure exposure to ____lighting

natural

7

have a ___ bedtime routine

relaxing

8

ensure _____ sleep environment

pleasant

9

A professional organization developed what types of recommendations for sleep duration

age-specific

10

recommended sleep amount for teenagers? What is the age group

14-17 yrs; 8-10 hours

11

recommended sleep amount for younger adults? what is the age group

18-25 yrs; 7-9 hours

12

recommended sleep amount for adults? what is the age group

26-64 yrs; 7-9 hours

13

recommended sleep amount for older adults? what is the age group

65+; 7-8 hours

14

what is the ideal temperature in a room

65 degrees

15

at what time does the body reach its lowest temperature

5:00 am

16

what is one reason that studies say people have insomnia

they have improper regulation in body temperature

17

definition of thermoregulation

the maintenance of a particular temperature by physiologic and behavior mechanisms- balance between heat loss and heat production

18

4 factors that affect the thermoregulation in aging populations

1. average body temperature
2. decreased ability of blood vessels to constrict and dilate
3. reduced ability to sweat
4. decreased metabolism

19

what are the 6 things that decrease with sleepiness/fatigue

1. vigilance(alertness)
2. reaction time
3. memory
4.psychomotor coordination
5.information processing
6.decision making ability

20

driving while drowsy is compared to....

driving with BAC close to the legal limit

21

these are repetitive head drops and last only a few seconds

microsleeps

22

What are some substitutes for sleep

none. you should be well rested

23

what are 4 signs of drowsiness

1. frequent blinking
2. trouble keeping eyes open/focused
3.memory lapses/daydreaming
4.drifting into lanes or rumble strip

24

what are the 2 interventions for drowsiness

1. 20-minute nap
2. 2 cups of coffee or equal caffeinated drink

25

This is when the switch is always "on". Your worries are on an endless loop

anxiety

26

This is when the day drags on. Daytime drowsiness can be a result of mood-related poor sleep or low mood itself

depression

27

What is the verse that we should remember when life gets overwhelming/busy

Psalm 46:1 "God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble"

28

Be ____ when something different or stressful occurs...or when what you should do isn't clear

patient

29

___ and ___ ___ what He is saying to you based on who He is.

Hear; act on

30

you should do this rather than react based on your limited skills, insight, and ability to read the future

respond