NeurologyLive® Brain Games: November 5, 2023

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Test your neurology knowledge with NeurologyLive®'s weekly quiz series, featuring questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics. This week's topic is narcolepsy.

Welcome to NeurologyLive® Brain Games! This weekly quiz series, which goes live every Sunday morning, will feature questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics, written by physicians, clinicians, and experts in the fields of neurological care and advocacy.

Test your mettle each week with 3 questions that cover a variety of aspects in the field of neurology, with a focus on dementia and Alzheimer disease, epilepsy and seizure disorders, headache and migraine, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders, and stroke and cerebrovascular disease.

This week's questions include the theme of narcolepsy.

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Interested in submitting quiz questions? Contact our associate editorial director, Matt Hoffman, via email: mhoffman@neurologylive.com.

Which diagnostic test is considered the gold standard for confirming narcolepsy to measure the time it takes to fall asleep during scheduled daytime naps in a sleep laboratory?


In narcolepsy, which term is used to describe the intrusion of elements of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep into the transition between wakefulness and sleep, often leading to vivid and dreamlike experiences?


Which of the following is a commonly used medication for the treatment of narcolepsy and is known to improve daytime alertness and reduce the frequency of cataplexy attacks?


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