Actigraphy assessments of circadian sleep-wake cycles in the Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States

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BACKGROUND The Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States (VS; MCS) are characterized by absent or highly disordered signs of awareness alongside preserved sleep-wake cycles. According to international diagnostic guidelines, sleep-wake cycles are assessed by means of observations of variable periods of eye-opening and eye-closure. However, there is little… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-11-18

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@inproceedings{Cruse2013ActigraphyAO, title={Actigraphy assessments of circadian sleep-wake cycles in the Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States}, author={D. Cruse and Aurore Thibaut and Athena Demertzi and Julia C. Nantes and Marie-Aur{\'e}lie Bruno and Olivia Gosseries and Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse and Tristan Bekinschtein and Adrian M. Owen and Steven Laureys}, booktitle={BMC medicine}, year={2013} }