Sleep Assessment

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Section Self Assessment

11. Benefits of sleep assessment

A 35-year old man has difficulty sleeping over the past month. You decide to assess him using an insomnia severity index (ISI) and sleep diary.

Which is the SINGLE most likely benefit of using sleep assessment tools (ISI and sleep diary) in the primary care consultation? Select ONE option only

12. Abnormal sleep patterns

A 34-year-old man takes 1-2 hours to get off to sleep but then sleeps 7 hours each night.

Select the most likely abnormal sleep pattern for the patient detailed above. Select ONE option only

13. Abnormal sleep patterns

A 45-year-old man gets off to sleep easily but then wakes for 15-20 minutes at a time 3-4 times every night.

Select the most likely abnormal sleep pattern for the patient detailed above. Select ONE option only

14. Abnormal sleep patterns

A 23-year-old woman sleeps for 7 hours and wakes unrefreshed after spending 9 hours in bed.

Select the most likely abnormal sleep pattern for the patient detailed above. Select ONE option only

15. Sleep assessment tools

A 43-year-old man has been having severe sleep problems for over a year with chaotic waking and sleep onset times, occasional napping during the day and a reported time in bed of 3-4 hours each night. You decide to assess his sleep pattern in primary care.

Which is the SINGLE most appropriate sleep assessment tool for this patient? Select ONE option only