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Maintenance of Wakefulness Test

The Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT) is used to assess a patient’s ability to stay awake during a pre-determined amount of time in order to validate the efficacy of a treatment for excessive sleepiness or other sleep disorders. This test is performed during the daytime in our sleep laboratories.

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Predictive medicine

Medicine that links medical knowledge with data to predict a patient’s potential health problems. Examples include artificial intelligence and genetics.