Sleep disorders: Simple or complex?

M. J. Thorpy, S. A. Brunton

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The diagnosis may be as simple as sleep deprivation or a more complex, mixed disorder, such as obstructive sleep apnea complicated by a CNS abnormality. At least 65 primary sleep disorders have been identified. Polysomnographic and other sleep evaluations may be indicated to guide diagnosis and treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-45
Number of pages7
JournalHospital Practice
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994


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Thorpy, M. J., & Brunton, S. A. (1994). Sleep disorders: Simple or complex? Hospital Practice, 29(9), 39-45.