H Smythe

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In sleep studies of (a) patients with the "fibrositis syndrome" and (b) healthy subjects undergoing stage 4 sleep deprivation, we observed in both groups the anomalous presence of alpha-rhythms in the non-rapid-eye-movement (NREM) sleep EEG. This phenomenon has been termed alpha-delta sleep. In the healthy subjects stage 4 deprivation was accompanied by(More)
OBJECTIVE To minimize interobserver variation in tender point examination, a training program was developed that focused on learning to deliver 4 kg force. METHODS A 3 step process was designed to provide both measurement and feedback, serving both didactic and research functions. There were 5 repetitions within each step. During the first and 3rd steps,(More)
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