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Sleep and Sleep Disorders

  • Eric A. Nofzinger
  • Charles F. ReynoldsIII

Abstract

The public health importance of sleep disorders in late life received recognition in the 1990 National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference on the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders.1 Their importance was further underscored by the work of a congressionally mandated National Commission of Sleep Disorders and Sleep Research.2 Within the context of geriatric medicine, it is important to consider sleep and its disorders for several reasons.

Keywords

Sleep Apnea Sleep Disorder Daytime Sleepiness Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index Chronic Insomnia 
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  • Eric A. Nofzinger
  • Charles F. ReynoldsIII

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