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New class of compounds inducing sleepiness. (Zolpidem, trade name Ambien, is in this class).
Unplanned sleep periods often occuring in an unsafe situation (i.e., while driving). These episodes are always due to sleep deprivation.
Inappropriate Sleep Episodes
Complaint describing difficulty in sleeping
Part of the breathing cycle in which air is inhaled.
Referring to a medical procedure in which a bodily orifice or the skin must be penetrated for the purpose of collecting data, or for diagnosing or treating a disorder
Inspiratory Positive Airway Pressure. Physician prescribed pressure for the inspiratory phase on a Bi-level CPAP device, used in the treatment of OSA.