Functional outcomes of excessive daytime sleepiness in older adults.

  title={Functional outcomes of excessive daytime sleepiness in older adults.},
  author={Nalaka Gooneratne and Terri Elisabeth Weaver and Jacqueline R Cater and Frances M Pack and Heidi M Arner and Andra S Greenberg and Allan I. Pack},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={51 5},
OBJECTIVES To describe the effect of self-reported excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) on functional outcomes. DESIGN Case-control study designed to examine differences in functional status between cases (with daytime sleepiness) and controls (no daytime sleepiness) with regard to demographic factors, general health, sleep history, and medications. SETTING Retirement communities in southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. PARTICIPANTS Seventy-six nondepressed, nondemented… CONTINUE READING


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