Sleep in Medical Disorders

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Abstract

Patients with medical disorders often express complaints about sleep quality and length. Hence it is not surprising that in medical illness and with medications for chronic disease, there might occur alterations in sleep architecture, sleep continuity, and sleep organization. One major issue here is the causality and impact of the sleep disorder on any given medical disorder.

Keywords

Fatigue Obesity Respiration Caffeine Smoke 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Coleen G. Lance
    • 1
  • Lamia Ibrahim
    • 1
  • Dennis Kelley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineUniversity Hospitals Case Medical CenterClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Sleep Disorders ProgramLouis Stokes DVA Medical CenterClevelandUSA

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