Sleep measures expressing 'functional uncertainty' in elderlies' sleep.

  title={Sleep measures expressing 'functional uncertainty' in elderlies' sleep.},
  author={Francesca E Conte and Cinzia Arzilli and Bruna Maria Errico and Fiorenza Giganti and Daniele Iovino and Gianluca Ficca},
  volume={60 5},
BACKGROUND The notion of 'functional uncertainty' during sleep was first proposed to indicate an inability of the central nervous system to maintain stable states by coordinating physiological processes. While the presence of functional uncertainty phenomena has been shown in infants and hypothesized in the elderly, its actual occurrence in the aged population has never been systematically investigated. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study is to identify, in the sleep of aged individuals, indexes… CONTINUE READING
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