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Chronic insomnia: assessment and advice are essential


Professor A. Niroshan Siriwardena describes effective interventions for adults with chronic insomnia that evade the need for long-term drug treatment

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Patients with insomnia should receive sleep hygiene advice


Non-pharmacological methods should be initiated before pharmacotherapy in the management of this common condition, explains Professor Kevin Morgan

SIGN notes for discussion with patients: 14. Management of obstructive sleep apnoea

2003-12-01T00:00:00+00:00By SIGN

14. Management of obstructive sleep apnoea

SIGN guideline will help GPs to identify sufferers of sleep apnoea


Sleep apnoea can cause serious morbidity, especially in patients with COPD, yet many cases remain undetected, says Dr Peter Hutchison

Guideline will help GPs to identify sleep apnoea


Daytime tiredness can have serious consequences so it is important to find the underlying cause, says Dr Peter Saul

Selecting a strategy for sleep problems in children

2000-03-01T00:00:00+00:00By Dr Greg Dilliway

Behavioural interventions are much more effective than drugs in managing children's sleep problems, says Dr Greg Dilliway