Search results for "Sleep Disorders"

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Sleep disorders may be overlooked on exams

Treating sleep disorders can prevent other comorbid conditions that can lead to more severe sequelae, such as atrial fibrillation. ... Intrinsic sleep disorders. About half of patients with OSA have complaints of insomnia, and RLS can cause insomnia.
February 2012

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The patient's evaluation for sleep disorders is normal. A screening test for depression is negative. ... He also experiences unrefreshing sleep, muscle pain, joint pain without synovitis, headaches, and recurring sore throat.
June 2017


those prescribed for pain, sleep disorders and weight loss, to be abused or diverted for sale on the street. ... The American College of Physicians recommended 10 clinical and administrative changes that will make it harder for prescription drugs, such
December 2013

Internists need to know coding for CPAP, observation services

Two of the more common of the uncommon services to code for include CPAP for sleep disorders, and guidance on billing for observation and same-day discharges. ... If a patient has sleep apnea, I order a titration study, and then order home continuous
April 2011

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The characteristic features of fibromyalgia are widespread chronic pain, fatigue, and/or sleep disorders, which are frequently accompanied by impaired cognitive function, mood disorders, and symptoms such as headache, gastrointestinal symptoms,
June 2020

Sussing out sleep apnea disorders

Another intriguing area of research is looking at whether apnea might be associated with glucose control, said Andrew Varga, MD, PhD, a neurologist and attending physician in the Sleep Disorders Center ... David Claman, MD, medical director of the UCSF
March 2015


The authors noted that headache and sleep disorders were the predominant persistent symptoms in patients who had tested negative and were found at similar rates in both groups, suggesting they “may
March 2022

Help elderly patients catch their zzz's

What about sleep disorders that are so esoteric, things that are specific to certain degenerative disorders?” asked Dr. ... possible avoidance of polypharmacy and recognition that other comorbid medical disorders and mood disorders can exacerbate sleep
January 2021

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When actigraphy isn't available, a sleep diary can be a useful alternative. ... expensive. It should be performed only after addressing insufficient sleep quantities and polysomnography has ruled out common sleep disorders such as sleep apnea.
June 2021

To lie down, perchance to sleep

Wyatt, PhD, director of the Section of Sleep Disorders and Sleep-Wake Research at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. ... Medications (e.g., prednisone, psychostimulants), psychiatric disorders (e.g., depression, anxiety) and various medical
September 2017

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