What is Multiple Sleep Latency Test?

Category: Procedures


Multiple sleep latency test is a type of sleep study consisting of five scheduled naps, during the test sensors will be applied to the head, face and chin to detect when you are in REM sleep.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 2 0
Fatigue 1 0
Idiopathic hypersomnia 1 0
Increased need for sleep 1 0
Oversleeping (too much sleep) 1 0
Post-concussion syndrome 1 0

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