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Sleepiness and fatigue in multiple sclerosis - same same but different? A systematic review on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale as an assessment tool

Popp, Roland, Fierlbeck, Anna K., Knüttel, Helge , König, Nicole, Rupprecht, Rainer, Weissert, Robert and Wetter, Thomas C. (2016) Sleepiness and fatigue in multiple sclerosis - same same but different? A systematic review on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale as an assessment tool. Journal Of Sleep Research 25 (S1), p. 222.

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Abstract

Objectives: Fatigue is a frequent and distressing symptom in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). In contrast, sleepiness, characterized by difficulties to stay awake and alert during the day, seems to be less prevalent in MS; however exact studies are lacking. In addition, there is a semantic confusion of the concepts of “fatigue” and “sleepiness”, which are often used ...

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Item type:Article
Date:September 2016
Additional Information (public):Abstract of a poster presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Sleep Research Society, 13–16 September 2016, Bologna, Italy
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Neurologie
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie
Central Institutions > University Library
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10.1111/jsr.12446DOI
WOS:000383445201037Web of Science ID
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35037
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