Sleep disorders in the elderly.

Migy K. Mathew, Jonelle Wright

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Problems with sleep, including acute and chronic conditions, increase with age. Expertise in dealing with sleep problems using pragmatic management strategies is an essential component of comprehensive geriatric patient care. This article provides a succinct review of the physiology, diagnosis, and treatment of sleep disorders in the elderly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)152-155; quiz 156-158
JournalThe Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2005
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)


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