polysomnogram

A group of recordings taken during sleep that shows brain wave changes, eye movements, breathing rate, blood pressure, heart rate, and the electrical activity of the heart and other muscles. A polysomnogram may be used to help diagnose sleep disorders.

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  • Polysomnogram — (PSG) is a multi channel ( poly ) recording ( gram ) during sleep ( somno ), resulting from a sleep test, polysomnography. A doctor may order a polysomnogram because the patient has a complaint such as daytime fatigue or sleepiness that may be… …   Wikipedia

  • polysomnogram — polysomnography /pol ee som nog reuh fee, seuhm /, n. /pol ee som neuh gram /, n. a record of a person s sleep pattern, breathing, heart activity, and limb movements during sleep. Abbr.: PSG [POLY + L somn(um) sleep + O + GRAM1; for sense of POLY …   Universalium

  • polysomnogram — The recorded physiologic function(s) obtained in polysomnography. [poly + L. somnus, sleep, + G. gramma, diagram] * * * poly·som·no·gram säm nə .gram n a record of physiological variables during sleep obtained by polysomnography …   Medical dictionary

  • polysomnogram — polysomnography /pol ee som nog reuh fee, seuhm /, n. /pol ee som neuh gram /, n. a record of a person s sleep pattern, breathing, heart activity, and limb movements during sleep. Abbr.: PSG [POLY + L somn(um) sleep + O + GRAM1; for sense of POLY …   Useful english dictionary

  • PSG — polysomnogram. * * * …   Universalium

  • PSG — polysomnogram …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polysomnography — or PSG is a multi parametric test used in the study of sleep; the test result is called a polysomnogram. The name is derived from Greek and Latin roots: poly (many, Greek), somnus (sleep, Latin), and graphein (to write, Greek). Normal patterns of …   Wikipedia

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  • Sleep medicine — is a medical subspecialty devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of sleep disturbances and disorders. From the middle of the 20th century, research has provided increasing knowledge and answered many questions about sleep wake functioning. [cite… …   Wikipedia

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