TITLE

Sleep-Disordered Breathing is a Risk Factor for Dementia

AUTHOR(S)
Lin, Michael
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;10/15/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 19, p148
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract related to the effect of sleep disordered breathing in case of dementia, is presented.
ACCESSION #
69591481

 

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