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Sleep patterns of a rural elderly population.

Authors
  • J P Frain
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1998
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Education
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Abstract

A complaint of sleep disturbance may be subjective, requiring education and reassurance, but it may also indicate underlying morbidity. Elderly people expect to sleep six to eight hours each night. Many accept fragmentation of sleep and night-time waking as a normal part of ageing.

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