Reliability of rapid clinical staging of all night sleep EEG.

  title={Reliability of rapid clinical staging of all night sleep EEG.},
  author={Jeffrey T Kelley and Edward L. Reilly and John E. Overall and Karen Hawkins Reed},
  journal={Clinical EEG},
  volume={16 1},
The recording of all night sleep EEGs on a portable cassette recorder, and the rapid visual staging of the sleep records at 20 times real time, represent innovations in sleep research methodology. The reliability of sleep stager percentages obtained in this way is examined in this article. In the first of two studies, all night sleep records for six individuals were each staged twice by each of two qualified electroencephalographers. Inter-rater and intra-rater reliability assessed by… CONTINUE READING

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