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Polysomnography MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Polysomnography
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.520.625
Unique ID
D017286
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017286
Scope Note
Simultaneous and continuous monitoring of several parameters during sleep to study normal and abnormal sleep. The study includes monitoring of brain waves, to assess sleep stages, and other physiological variables such as breathing, eye movements, and blood oxygen levels which exhibit a disrupted pattern with sleep disturbances.
Entry Version
POLYSOMNOGR
Entry Term(s)
Monitoring, Sleep
Somnography
Previous Indexing
Monitoring, Physiologic (1978-1992)
Sleep (1972-1992)
See Also
Actigraphy
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Polysomnography Preferred
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