Empirical evaluation of the accuracy of diagnostic criteria for Restless Legs Syndrome.

@article{Bene2009EmpiricalEO,
  title={Empirical evaluation of the accuracy of diagnostic criteria for Restless Legs Syndrome.},
  author={Heike Bene{\vs} and Alexander von Eye and Ralf Kohnen},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={524-30}
}
BACKGROUND In accordance with the diagnostic criteria of the International Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Study Group, the diagnosis of RLS is exclusively based on subjective information. Patients must report an urge to move the legs (and arms) with or without unpleasant sensations which is engendered by rest, relieved by movement, and worse in the evening or at night than during the day (essential criteria). Objective information such as excessive periodic leg movements, positive response to… CONTINUE READING