This slide set includes a history of the diagnosis of hypersomnias with a focus on narcolepsy. It provides step-by-step instructions for technicians to perform Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLT) and Maintenance of Wakefulness Tests in accordance with AASM Practice Parameters.
It provides information on the interpretation of the tests. A sample MSLT is included for technicians to practice scoring. Includes slides with explanatory text, AASM Practice Parameters and an extensive reference list.