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Quiet Sleep

Clinical Definition Non-rapid eye movement (non-REM) sleep is one of two basic states or phases of sleep.  Because it is a time of reduced brain activation, it’s also referred to as quiet sleep. Non-REM sleep includes stages 1 and 2, which are light sleep, and 3 and 4, which are deep sleep. Quiet sleep contrasts


Clinical Definition Quinine sulfate is a prescription medication approved for use as an anti-malarial treatment. It is one of several remedies to treat malaria, an infection transmitted by mosquitoes that carry the parasite Plasmodium falciparum. In Our Own Words In the early 17th century, Spanish Jesuit missionaries learned from Indian tribes about a medicinal tree bark. After

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