Publications

Hypersomnolence and Traffic Safety
Article   in   Sleep Medicine Clinics  · June 2017 DOI: 10.1016/j.jsmc.2017.03.018 1st   Ravi Gupta 33.62   ·   Himalayan Institute of Me...

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The “Known Unknowns” of Kleine-Levin Syndrome A Review and Future Prospects
Abstract: Kleine-Levin syndrome (KLS) is a rare, homogeneous, debilitating sleep disorder characterized by episodic hypersomnia, cognitive impairment, and behavioral changes. The etiology, pathop...

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Choosing the right interface for positive airway pressure therapy in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
Purpose: Positive airway pressure (PAP) is the standard and most effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). It provides a continuous stream of air under positive pressure through the n...

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Sleep disturbances and memory impairment among pregnant women consuming Khat: An under-recognized problem
Abstract: Khat (Catha Edulis) is a flowering evergreen shrub that is cultivated at high altitudes especially in East-Africa and the South-west of the Arabian Peninsula. The plant contains alkaloid...

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The influence of intermittent fasting on the circadian pattern of melatonin while controlling for caloric intake, energy expenditure, light exposure and sleep schedules: A preliminary report
Abstract: Aims: We hypothesized that if we control for food composition, caloric intake, light exposure, sleep schedule and exercise, intermittent fasting would not influence the circadian patter...

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Choosing the Right Interface for Positive Airway Pressure Therapy in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Abstract: Positive airway pressure (PAP) is the standard and most effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). It provides a continuous stream of air under positive pressure through ...

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Primary care physicians’ knowledge of sleep medicine and barriers to transfer of patients with sleep disorders. A cross-sectional study
Abstract: Objectives: To assess primary care physicians’ (PCPs) knowledge and attitudes toward sleep disorders. Methods: In this cross-sectional quantitative study, we surveyed 88 primary care c...

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Racial/ethnic and social inequities in sleep medicine: the tip of the iceberg?
Abstract: It is known that racial disparities exist in terms of disease prevalence and access to health care. However, the link between race/ethnicity and sleep quality is often under-recognized....

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Sleep Quality, Daytime Sleepiness, And Depression Among ER Physicians in Riyadh’s Referral Hospitals.
Objectives: To assess the prevalence of daytime sleepiness, poor sleep quality and depression among (emergency room) ER physicians in comparison to family medicine physicians. Methods: We compare...

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Validation of the Pittsburgh sleep quality index in community dwelling Ethiopian adults
Background: The applicability of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) in screening of insomnia is demonstrated in various populations. But, the tool has not been validated in a sample of Ethi...

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