Sleep classification according to AASM and Rechtschaffen & Kales: effects on sleep scoring parameters.

@article{Moser2009SleepCA,
  title={Sleep classification according to AASM and Rechtschaffen & Kales: effects on sleep scoring parameters.},
  author={Doris Moser and Peter Anderer and Georg Gruber and Silvia Parapatics and Erna Loretz and Marion Boeck and Gerhard Kloesch and Esther Heller and Andrea Schmidt and Heidi Danker-Hopfe and Bernd Saletu and Josef Zeitlhofer and Georg Dorffner},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={139-49}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To investigate differences between visual sleep scoring according to the classification developed by Rechtschaffen and Kales (R&K, 1968) and scoring based on the new guidelines of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM, 2007). DESIGN All-night polysomnographic recordings were scored visually according to the R&K and AASM rules by experienced sleep scorers. Descriptive data analysis was used to compare the resulting sleep parameters. PARTICIPANTS Healthy subjects and… CONTINUE READING