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latency

noun behind the scenes, below the surface, camouflaged, concealed, covered, hidden from view, not manifested, screened, submerged, unapparent, under the surface, underlying, undetected, undeveloped, unexposed, unnoticed, unrevealed, unseen, veiled
Associated concepts: toll the statute of limitations
See also: cessation, inaction
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However, these perceptions did not correlate with objective sleep measures for sleep latency, total sleep duration, or sleep efficiency.
prescribed pregnant women iron-rich foods and folic acid to reduce their sleep latency caused by RLS.
The present study demonstrates progressive sleep disruption for all cyclists, evidenced by the low sleep efficiency, and high sleep latency and percentage moving times (Table 1).
Conclusion: The findings of the study indicated that narcolepsy patients differ from idiopathic hypersomnia patients in terms of sleep latency and REM latency in PSG.
In that review, they concluded that children with ADHD had high levels of sleep problems measured by both parental report and objective measures (actigraphy and Multiple Sleep Latency Test).
1) Sleep latency (SL): the interval from "lights out" until sleep begins
However, in both ICU and non-ICU physicians, sleep latency was observed to be decreased within the three consecutive day period after shift-work with respect to basal values (P <0.
Specifically, wives' prolonged sleep latency significantly predicted their own and their husbands' reports of more negative and less positive interactions the next day even after adjustment for depressive symptoms, whereas the quality of marital interactions did not appear to predict sleep measures in women, she said.
Zolpidem has been shown to produce similar effects on sleep latency and total sleep time with fewer next-day residual effects as compared with benzodiazepines.
The primary endpoint was sleep latency averaged over the double-blind period, and the primary analysis was the comparison between the eszopiclone 2 mg and placebo groups.
Treatment resulted in a marked decrease in sleep latency in both cases and effects were maintained after three months.
Among the specific topics are the multiple sleep latency test, medical conditions and diseases, inadequate sleep in children and adolescents, pregnancy and postpartum, the epidemiological health impact, driving performance, military operational effectiveness, stimulants, naps, sleep restriction as therapy for insomnia, and the role of endogenous sleep-promoting substances.