Restless legs syndrome in institutionalized elderly

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is characterized by disturbing leg sensations associated to sleep complaints and excessive daytime somnolence. In the elderly, it affects 10 to 35%. Our objective was to determine the prevalence of RLS in institutionalized elderly, analyzing its relationship with clinica...

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Publication Date:2008
Main Author: Dantas,Fábio Galvão
Other Authors: Medeiros,Jovany Luis Alves, Farias,Kelly Soares, Ribeiro,Clarissa Dantas
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0004-282X2008000300008
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