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Practice parameters for clinical use of the multiple sleep latency test and the maintenance of wakefulness test.
Characterization of excessive sleepiness is an important task for the sleep clinician, and assessment requires a thorough history and in many cases, objective assessment in the sleep laboratory.Expand
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Practice parameters for the indications for polysomnography and related procedures: an update for 2005.
These practice parameters are an update of the previously-published recommendations regarding the indications for polysomnography and related procedures in the diagnosis of sleep disorders.Expand
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Practice parameters for the use of actigraphy in the assessment of sleep and sleep disorders: an update for 2007.
BACKGROUND Actigraphy is increasingly used in sleep research and the clinical care of patients with sleep and circadian rhythm abnormalities. The following practice parameters update the previousExpand
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Best practice guide for the treatment of REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD).
SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS Modifying the sleep environment is recommended for the treatment of patients with RBD who have sleep-related injury. Level A Clonazepam is suggested for the treatment ofExpand
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Best practice guide for the treatment of nightmare disorder in adults.
Prazosin is recommended for treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)-associated nightmares. Level A. Image Rehearsal Therapy (IRT) is recommended for treatment of nightmare disorder. LevelExpand
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Practice parameters for the surgical modifications of the upper airway for obstructive sleep apnea in adults.
BACKGROUND Practice parameters for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in adults by surgical modification of the upper airway were first published in 1996 by the American AcademyExpand
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Practice parameters for the treatment of narcolepsy and other hypersomnias of central origin.
These practice parameters pertain to the treatment of hypersomnias of central origin. They serve as both an update of previous practice parameters for the therapy of narcolepsy and as the firstExpand
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Practice parameters for the treatment of narcolepsy and other hypersomnias of central origin.
These practice parameters pertain to the treatment of hypersomnias of central origin. They serve as both an update of previous practice parameters for the therapy of narcolepsy and as the firstExpand
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Practice parameters for the respiratory indications for polysomnography in children.
BACKGROUND There has been marked expansion in the literature and practice of pediatric sleep medicine; however, no recent evidence-based practice parameters have been reported. These practiceExpand
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Complex sleep apnea syndrome: is it a unique clinical syndrome?
STUDY OBJECTIVES Some patients with apparent obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) have elimination of obstructive events but emergence of problematic central apneas or Cheyne-StokesExpand
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