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#1 Kathrynne Holden, MS

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:22 PM

Screening tool shows promise for Parkinson’s sleep disturbance
By Lucy Piper, Senior medwireNews Reporter
21 October 2013
J Neurol Sci 2013; Advance online publication
 

medwireNews: Researchers have developed a sleep questionnaire for screening the range of sleep disturbances experienced by patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

They say that the Neurodegenerative Disease Sleep Questionnaire (NDSQ) could have advantages over existing questionnaires, as it focuses on five components of sleep disturbance instead of just one, and that its use could avoid the costs associated with polysomnography.

 

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