Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Among People With Sleep Disturbances: A Population-Based Study
- Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Sleep Disturbances in Patients with Neurological Diseases: Epidemiology and Management. Happe, Svenja // Drugs;2003, Vol. 63 Issue 24, p2725
Up to 12% of the general population experience excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), with increasing prevalence in the elderly. EDS may lead to cognitive impairment, resulting in inattentiveness, poor memory, mood disorders and an increased risk of accidents. As a result, quality of life is...
- Sleep Disorders. // American Medical Association Family Medical Guide;2004, p703
The article discusses several sleep disorders. People who have insomnia get insufficient sleep or experience poor-quality sleep because they have difficulty falling asleep, wake up often and cannot fall back asleep, or wake up too early in the morning. There are three main classes of insomnia...
- Confusion in Giant Cell Arteritis - A Diagnostic Challenge. Maharaj, M.; Shimon, L.; Brake, D. // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Jul2014, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p535
The article presents a case study of a 70-year-old man who was transferred from a community hospital for assessment by neurology for a progressive confusional state. It notes the visual hallucinations and increased agitation of the patient. It also mentions the development of headaches,...
- Unattended home sleep studies for the evaluation of suspected obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome in children. Patel, Amit; Watson, Mando; Habibi, Parviz // Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare;Aug2005 Supplement 1, Vol. 11, p100
Children suspected of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) are traditionally investigated in hospital with overnight sleep studies, and single-channel pulse oximetry is the commonest form of initial study. A prospective study was conducted comparing unsupervised sleep studies, using a...
- 64611 Is the Reportable Code for Many Pairs in Newest CCI Edits. // Neurology Coding Alert;Jan2011, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
The article presents the reportable codes for neurological disorder and pain management. It highlights the two wheeze rate measurement codes 0243T, intermittent measurement of wheeze rate for bronchodilator, and 0244T, continuous measurement of wheeze rate during treatment assessment. It states...
- Reported symptoms of sleep problems by age. // Geriatrics;May2003, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p16
Presents a graph related to symptoms of sleep problems by age.
- The obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome. Douglas, N.J. // Practical Neurology;Feb2003, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the neurological disorder termed as sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome. Clinical features of the neurological disorder; Implications of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome; Diagnosis of the neurological disorder and treatment.
- sleep start. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2143
A definition of the term "sleep start," which refers to muscle jerking or shortening that occurs at the onset of sleep, usually involving the legs but occasionally the arms, neck, or head, is presented.
- sleep state misperception. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2143
A definition of the term "sleep state misperception," which refers to the subjective sense that one has disordered sleep without objective findings of insomnia, hypersomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, or other sleep disorder, is presented.