Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Awakening

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_348

Definition

An increase in EEG and heart rate frequency with a rise in muscle tone that lasts more than 10 seconds. Subjects remain in sleep and are not usually aware of external influences. They could complain of non-refreshing sleep on the following day.

 Orofacial Pain, Sleep Disturbance

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