A to Zzz of SLEEP DEFINITIONS AND ABBREVIATIONS
APNOEA: Without Breath (also spelt Apnea in some countries). Therefore, Sleep Apnoea means pauses in breathing whilst sleeping.
APNOEA/HYPOPNOEA INDEX (AHI): The number of apnoea/hypopnoea incidents per hour.
APNOEA INDEX (AI): The number of apnoea events per hour.
AROUSAL: Going from sleep to wakefulness, or…
Added by The SleepGuide Crew on April 7, 2011 at 14:46 — No Comments