Clinical identification of the simple sleep-related movement disorders.

@article{Walters2007ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical identification of the simple sleep-related movement disorders.},
  author={Arthur Scott Walters},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2007},
  volume={131 4},
  pages={1260-6}
}
Simple sleep-related movement disorders must be distinguished from daytime movement disorders that persist during sleep, sleep-related epilepsy, and parasomnias, which are generally characterized by activity that appears to be simultaneously complex, goal-directed, and purposeful but is outside the conscious awareness of the patient and, therefore, inappropriate. Once it is determined that the patient has a simple sleep-related movement disorder, the part of the body affected by the movement… CONTINUE READING

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