Clinical usefulness of the Parkinson's disease sleep scale.

@article{Tse2005ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical usefulness of the Parkinson's disease sleep scale.},
  author={Winona Tse and Yi-Ming Liu and Gabriele M Barthlen and Thomas D. Haelbig and Sonia V Tolgyesi and Jean-Michel Gracies and Charles W. Olanow and William C. Koller},
  journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={317-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the usefulness of the Parkinson's disease sleep scale (PDSS) in identifying sleep disorders in the clinical practice setting. METHODS Sixty-two PD patients were evaluated with the PDSS and the Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS). A cut-off of less than five for each PDSS item as an indicator of substantial sleep disturbance was chosen. If the… CONTINUE READING