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Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

Sleep Disorders

  • Aurora RN

Aurora RN, Zak RS. Maganthi RK, et al. Best practice guide for the treatment of REM sleep behaviour disorder (RBD). J Clin Sleep Med 2010; 6(1): 85-95.



  • Avidan AY, 2005

Avidan AY. Sleep in the geriatric patient population. Semin Neurol. Mar 2005. 25(1):52-63.



  • Barry PJ, 2008

Barry PJ, Gallagher P, Ryan C. Inappropriate prescribing in geriatric patient. Curr Psychiatry Rep. Feb 2008. 10(1):37-43.



  • Bogan RK, 2007

Bogan RK, Turner JA. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2007 Aug; 3(4): 501–510.



  • Byles JE, 2005

Byles JE, Mishra GD, Harris MA. The experience of insomnia among older women. Sleep. Aug 2005. 1:28(8):972-9.



  • Chung F, 2008

Chung F, Yegneswaran B, Liao P, Chung SA, Vairavanathan S, Islam S, Khajehdehi A, Shapiro CM.
Anesthesiology. 2008 May;108(5):812-21



  • Cole MG, 2003

Cole MG, Dendukuri N. Risk factors for depression among elderly community subjects: a systematic review and meta-analysis..Am J Psychiatry 2003; 160: 1147-56



  • Cole C, 2007

Cole C, Richards K. Sleep disruption in older adults. Harmful and by no means inevitable, it should br assessed for and treated. Am J Nurs. May 2007. 107(5):40-9.




  • Curran HV, 2003

Curran HV, Collins R, Fletcher S, et al. Older adults and withdrawal from benzodiazepinc hypnotics in general practice: effects on cognitive function, sleep, mood and quality of life. Psyrcholog Med 2003; 7: 1223-37.



  • Goonerathe NS, 2006

Goonerathe NS, Gehrman PR, Nkwuo JE, et al. Consequences of comorbid insomnia symptoms and sleep-related breathing disorder in elderly subjects. Arch Intern Med 2006; 166: 1732-8.



  • Hornyak M, 2004

Hornyak M, Trenkwalder C. Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder in the elderly. J Psychosom Res 2004; 56: 343-8



  • Huedo-Medina TB, 2012

Huedo-Medina TB, Kirsch. I, Middleman J, et al. Effectiveness of non-henzodiazepine hypnotics in treatment of adult insomnia: meta-analysis of data submitted to the Food and Drug Administration. BMJ 2012; 345: e8343.



  • Johns MW, 2001

Johns MW. Sensitivity and specificity of the multiple sleep latency test (MSLT), the maintenance of wakefulness test and the epworth sleepiness scale: failure of the MSLT as a gold standard. J Sleep Res. 2001 Mar;9(1):5-11.


  • Kamel NS, 2006

Kamel NS, Gammack JK. Insomnia in the elderly: cause, approach, and treatment. Am J Med. Jun 2006. 119(6):463-9.



  • Kaufmann CN, 2013

Kaufmann CN, Canham SL. Mejtabai R, et at. Insomnia and health services utilisation in middle-aged and older adults: Results from the Health and Retirement Study.' J Gerontol A BiolSci Med Sci 2013; 68(12): 1512-7



  • Koch S, 2006

Koch S, Haesler E, Tiziani A. et al. Effectiveness of sleep management strategies for residents of aged care facilities: findings of a systematic review. J Clin Nuns 2006; 15(10): 1267-75.


  • Latimer Hill E

Latimer Hill E, Cummings RG, Lewis R, Carrington S, Le Couteur DG. Sleep disturbance and falls in older people. J Ger A bio Sci Med. Jan 2007. 62(1):62-6.



  • Leger D, 2008

Leger D, Poursain B, Neubauer D, et at An international survey of sleeping problems in the general population. Curr Med Res 2008; 24(1): 307-17.



  • Mahowald MW, 2007

Mahowald MW, Bornemann MA. Sleep Complaints in the geriatric patient. Minn Med. Oct 2007. 90(10):45-7.


  • Martin J, 2000

Martin J, Shochat T, Ancoli-Israel S. Assessment and treatment of sleep disturbances in older adults. Clin Psychol Rev. 2000 Aug. 20(6):783-805.



  • Mehra R,

Mehra R, Stone KL, Varosy PD, Hoffman AR, Marcus GM, Blackwell T, et al. Nocturnal Arrhythmias across a spectrum of obstructive and central sleep-disordered breathing in older men: outcomes of sleep disorders in older men (MrOS sleep) study. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Jun 22. 169(12):1147-55.



  • Morin CM, 1999

Morin CM, Colecehi C, Stone J, et al. Behavioral and pharmacological therapies for late life insomnia. JAMA 1999; 281: 991-9.



  • Morin CM, 2002

Morin CM. Measuring outcomes in randomized clinical trials of insomnia treatments. Sleep Med Rev. 2002;7:263–79



  • Neikrug AB, 2010

Neikrug AB, Ancoli-Israel S. Sleep disorders in the older adult- a mini review. Gerontology, 2010; 56: 181-9.



  • NIHSS, 2005

National Institutes of Health State of the Science. Conference Statement on Manifestations and Management of Chronic Insomnia in Adults, June 13-15, 2005. Sleep 2005:28: 1049-57.


  • Olson EJ, 2000

Olson EJ, Boeve BF, Silber MD. Rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder: demographic, clinical and laboratory findings in 93 cases. Brain 2000; 123: 331-9.



  • Reidel BW, 2006

Reidel BW, Lichstein KL. Insomnia and daytime functioning. Sleep Med Rev. 2006;4:277–98


  • Sateia MJ, 2000

Sateia MJ, Doghramji K, Hauri PJ, et al. Evaluation of chronic insomnia. Sleep. 2000;23:243–55



  • Shahar E, 2001

Shahar E, Witney CW, Redline S, et at. Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease: cross sectional results of the Sleep Heart health Study..Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 163: 19-25.



  • Subramanian S, 2007

Subramanian S, Surani S. Sleep disorders in the elderly. Geriatrics. Dec 2007. 62(12):10-32.



  • Weaver TE, 2007

Weaver TE, Chasms ER. Continuous positive airway pressure treatment for sleep apnea in older adults. Sleep Med Rev 2007; 11: 99-111.


  • Webb WB, 1989

Webb WB. Age-related changes in sleep. Clin Geriatr Med. 1989 May. 5(2):275-87.



  • Yaffe K, 2011

Yaffe K, Laffan AM, Harrison SL, et al. Sleep-disordered breathing, hypoxia, and risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia in older women. JAMA. 2011 Aug 10. 306(6):613-9.



  • Young T, 1993

Young T. Yalta M, Dempsey J, et al. The occurrence of sleep disordered breathing among middle-aged adults. N Engl J Med 1993; 328: 1230-5.



  • Young T, 2002

Young T, Shahar E, Nieto Id, eta). Predictors of sleep-disordered breathing in community-dwelling adults: The Sleep Heart Health Study. Arch intern Med 2002; 162: 893-900.



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