Flashcards in Sleep Apnoea and Neuromuscular Respiratory failure Deck (14):
What does daytime somnolence mean?
A strong desire for sleep during the day
WHat is Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome associated with?
Poor daytime concentration
What is the name given to only partial obstruction of the airways during sleep?
What is microarousal?
When the body goes from a deep sleep to a lighter sleep
What is the percentage of women that have sleep apnoea?
What score on the Epworth sleepiness scale would be considered a risk in terms of sleep apnoea?
How is desaturation rate measured?
Sum of apnoeas and hypopneas per hour
What are relieving factors in terms of OSAS?
CPAP is a treatment that uses what?
Mild air pressure to keep the airways open
What does a mandibular repositioning splint do?
Holds the lower jaw and tongue forward allowing more space to breathe and preventing snoring
What are the 4 main symptoms of narcolepsy?
Excessive daytime somnolence
What is chronic ventilatory failure also known as?
Type 2 respiratory failure
What happens to the partial pressure of CO2 during chronic ventilatory failure?
It is elevated