Polysomnography General Quiz III

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Polysomnography General Quiz III

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  • 1. 
    When performing physiocals, the camera should show...
    • A. 

      The patients face to notice their eye movements

    • B. 

      From head to toe.

    • C. 

      The entire room.

    • D. 

      It does not matter, as long as the camera is pointed at the patient.

  • 2. 
    PVC's are common but especially in pediatric patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What AHI would qualify a pediatric patient for T & A surgery?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      10

  • 4. 
    LAMF can be observed in what stage
    • A. 

      Wake

    • B. 

      N1

    • C. 

      N2

    • D. 

      REM

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Apnea events are score from
    • A. 

      Nasal pressure (PTAF)

    • B. 

      Oronasal Thermal sensor

    • C. 

      Thoracic effort

    • D. 

      Abdominal effort

  • 6. 
    Hypopnea events are score from
    • A. 

      Nasal pressure (PTAF)

    • B. 

      Oronasal Thermal sensor

    • C. 

      Thoracic effort

    • D. 

      Abdominal effort

  • 7. 
    What is the thalmus?
    • A. 

      A term used for scoring

    • B. 

      It initiates the release of melatonin

    • C. 

      The area of the brain that relays signals between the cerebral cortex and the reticular formation

    • D. 

      A location used to measure for the 10-20 placement

  • 8. 
    What is the distance from nasion to FPz if the nasion-to-inion measurement is 36 cm? [Blank]
  • 9. 
    What is the distance from Cz to Oz if the nasion to inion measurement is 38 cm?  [Blank]
  • 10. 
    What is the distance from C3 to C4 if the PA to PA measurement is 35 cm?  [Blank]
  • 11. 
    What is the distance of Fpz to Fp1 if the circumference is 58 cm [Blank]
  • 12. 
    Nathaniel Kleitman is considered the Father of
    • A. 

      Sleep Medicine

    • B. 

      Sleep Research

    • C. 

      Sleep Apnea

    • D. 

      American Academy of Sleep Medicine

  • 13. 
    William Dement was key in research leading to the development of...
    • A. 

      Polysomnography

    • B. 

      Maintenance of Wakefullness Test

    • C. 

      Multiple Sleep Latency Test

    • D. 

      Home Sleep Testing

  • 14. 
    Restless Leg Syndrome...
    • A. 

      Is a clinical syndrome based on patient history.

    • B. 

      Requires a sleep study

    • C. 

      Involves an irresitible urge to move your legs

    • D. 

      A and C are correct

  • 15. 
    Proper interpretation of an MSLT requires at least 1 week of a sleep diary, analysis of the preceding sleep study, and...
    • A. 

      An MWT for comparison

    • B. 

      A careful medication history

    • C. 

      An accompanying HSAT

    • D. 

      Detailed tech notes

  • 16. 
    MSL's determined by MSLT and MWT do not seperate normal populations from those with sleep disorders such as  narcolepsy.   This is due to.... 
    • A. 

      A large standard deviation

    • B. 

      A small standard deviation

    • C. 

      Inconclusive results

    • D. 

      Similarities between sleep disorders

  • 17. 
    Sleep deprivation and/or sleep restriction will not affect an MSL.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    No validated normal MSLT findings exist outside of the testing hours of 0800 and 1800.  This may be problematic for diagnosing which types of individuals?
    • A. 

      CSA sufferers

    • B. 

      Shift workers

    • C. 

      Patients with delay CRSD

    • D. 

      B and C are correct

  • 19. 
    MSLT diagnostic criteria are not validated for patients under the age of...
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 20. 
    MWT results cannot be assumed to necessarily reflect a patients ability to maintain alertness during real life conditions. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    There is a 20 minute and a 40 minute variation of the MWT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Neither the need for a sleep log or performance of a PSG are required previous to an MWT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Select all the necessary derivations for an MWT.
    • A. 

      F, C, and O EEG

    • B. 

      R and L EOG

    • C. 

      RAT/LAT

    • D. 

      ECG

    • E. 

      Chin EMG

  • 24. 
    A light breakfast is recommended at least 1 hour before the first trial of an MSLT and an MWT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A light lunch is recommended immediately after the termination of the first trial of an MSLT and an MWT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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