Sleep Journal. You will record your sleep patterns over the next week. Starting tonight – write down: Activities before bed Computer/video game use before bed Caffeinated Drinks per day Time go to bed Time fell asleep Time woke up Any night time awakenings. How did you feel the next day.
You will record your sleep patterns over the next week.
Starting tonight – write down:
What are the key ideas in this unit?
States of Consciousness
Levels of Consciousness
Sleep and Dreaming
Generally, brain injury is classified as:
Severe, with GCS less than 8
Moderate, GCS 9 - 12
Minor, GCS greater than 13.
What did we Learn?
Many states of consciousness
You cycle through various stages when you are sleeping.
Twilight Sleep: sensation of falling, peaceful, hazy, Melatonin triggered
Fail to immediately respond to outside stimuli
Stage 1: Sudden twitches and hypnic jerks (myoclonus reactions)
Lose most conscious awareness of the external environment.
Stage 2: sleep spindles (bursts), lose all awareness of environment
Stage 3: Slow wave sleep – sleep walking, bedwetting can be issues
Stage 4: Heart beat drops, BP low, H.G.H secreted REM BEGINS
Through the night you cycle through stages with REM increasing in length –then decreasing towards awakening.
What is Sleep Deprivation
Sleep time seems to decrease from about 16 to 18 hours for a newborn to 7 or 8 for an adult
What is your most memorable dream?