Restless legs syndrome symptoms in primary care: a prevalence study.

@article{Nichols2003RestlessLS,
  title={Restless legs syndrome symptoms in primary care: a prevalence study.},
  author={Deborah A. Nichols and Richard P. Allen and John H. Grauke and John A. Brown and Matthew L Rice and Pamela R. Hyde and William C. Dement and Clete Kushida},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={163 19},
  pages={2323-9}
}
BACKGROUND There are relatively few studies on the prevalence of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in the general population, even fewer that used diagnostic questions covering all 4 essential diagnostic criteria defining the RLS symptom complex, and none that have reported on the 2 RLS phenotypes for patients seen by family physicians. METHODS To determine the prevalence of the symptom complex, diagnostic for RLS in a primary care patient population, a prospective population-based single-center… CONTINUE READING

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