Introduction to Modern Sleep Technology by Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang M.D., M.M.S., Chih-Feng Lin M.Sc.,

By Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang M.D., M.M.S., Chih-Feng Lin M.Sc., Tzu-Chen Lung M.Sc. (auth.), Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, Shih-Chun (Jessy) Kang (eds.)

Sleep medication has been constructing for greater than forty years. the present ideas in sleep know-how are often established on polysomnography (PSG) and matters regarding sleep technicians. even though, the editors think that the genuine worth of expertise is published simply whilst merits to humanity are show up. To this finish, they pastime to create a brand new period in sleep know-how, person who will increase the standard of people's sleep and day-by-day lives.

This edited booklet, creation to trendy Sleep expertise, presents a accomplished reference quantity to the newest developments within the quarter of Sleep expertise. It deals an exceptional diversity of insights and evaluations from top researchers and specialists in a number of disciplines spanning academia, medical perform and undefined. up to date insights into the present examine subject matters during this box are featured as well as the newest technological advances near to applicable operating examples.

The present e-book combines the 5 dimensions of information, i.e., sleep drugs, scientific psychology engineering, business layout and know-how administration to make sure the content material is acceptable to people's day-by-day lives.

This edited ebook, creation to fashionable Sleep know-how, offers a finished reference quantity to the newest developments within the quarter of Sleep expertise. It bargains a superb variety of insights and critiques from top researchers and specialists in a number of disciplines spanning academia, medical perform and undefined. updated insights into the present learn issues during this box are featured as well as the most recent technological advances with regards to acceptable operating examples.

The present booklet combines the 5 dimensions of data, i.e., sleep medication, medical psychology engineering, business layout and expertise administration to make sure the content material is acceptable to people's day-by-day lives.

The present publication combines the 5 dimensions of information, i.e., sleep medication, medical psychology engineering, business layout and know-how administration to make sure the content material is acceptable to people's day-by-day lives.

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5 Result of questionnaire survey from the First International Sleep Technology Symposium Sleep Medicine Engineering Industrial Design Modern Sleep Technology Psychology Technology Management Fig. 6 Cross domain chemical reaction between sleep medicine, psychology, engineering, industrial design and technology management to form the field of “modern sleep technology” with the background of medicine, psychology, engineering, industrial design and technology management (Fig. 6) to support this new cross-domain field of modern sleep technology.

Only a limited number of channels were available for electrode sites, the amplifiers filled an entire room and the recording system used ink pens and required careful calibration before each study. Furthermore, the studies generated large amounts of paper which were difficult to manage. World War II interrupted most research, but was followed by a rapid improvement in technology because of wartime advances in electronics. The discovery of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is one of the major advances in the field of sleep research.

This chapter has been organized to briefly relate the major developments in sleep medicine and to summarize the evolution of polysomnography. Keywords Sleep medicine • History • Polysomnography Sleep and dreams have played a central role in the culture of humankind and has fascinated people for a very long time. Sleep occupies a third of our lives; every night the mystery of sleep unfolds before each of us. However, it was not until recently that we had the opportunity to study sleep from a scientific point of view, in other words, beyond the observations of philosophers, poets and prophets.

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