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Assessing Beliefs and Treating Insomnia and Chronic Pain

Assessing Beliefs and Treating Insomnia and Chronic Pain

The Pain-Related Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep (PBAS) scale offers a tool to assess the interaction between sleep, insomnia and chronic pain.

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Erythrocytosis Uncommon in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Erythrocytosis Uncommon in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

In patients with suspected or confirmed OSA, clinically significant erythrocytosis appears uncommon.

Poor Sleep Quality for Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Poor Sleep Quality for Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Quality of sleep was associated with various aspects of life, especially pain, vitality, and emotional health.

Sleep Abnormalities Highly Prevalent Among Individuals With Substance Use Disorder

Sleep Abnormalities Highly Prevalent Among Individuals With Substance Use Disorder

Long-term abstinence after cocaine dependence was shown to be associated with improved sleep quality after an initial worsening period.

OSA Linked to Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy in Type 2 Diabetes

OSA Linked to Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy in Type 2 Diabetes

OSA is associated with sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy and with progression to pre-/proliferative DR for patients with type 2 diabetes.

Patients With Sleep Apnea Do Not Respond Favorably to Positive Airway Pressure

Patients With Sleep Apnea Do Not Respond Favorably to Positive Airway Pressure

Positive airway pressure therapy does not improve outcomes in patients with both sleep apnea and hypoxia related to pulmonary embolism.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Medication Leads to Skin Rash in Patient

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Medication Leads to Skin Rash in Patient

A patient with persistent daytime sleepiness developed Stevens-Johnson Syndrome within 2 weeks of armodafinil use.

Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors Improved Using Tai Chi Chih as CBT

Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors Improved Using Tai Chi Chih as CBT

Insomnia for survivors of breast cancer was improved using ai chi chih as cognitive behavioral therapy.

New Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Guidelines Announced

New Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Guidelines Announced

Six recommendations were developed to guide clinicians in diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

Sleep Quality Affects Postsurgical Pain in Children

Sleep Quality Affects Postsurgical Pain in Children

Impaired sleep in the week before surgery predicts greater acute postoperative pain in children.

Sleeping Pills May Not Aid Insomnia

Sleeping aids may be more appropriate for occasional sleeplessness than insomnia.

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