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Sleep Heart Health Study

6.6.2 Scoring Rules

Locally introduced rules, based on discussions among the SRC staff and outside consultations are indicated by an (*).

Scoring sleep stages

Scoring sleep stages is based on the guidelines specified by Rechtshaffen and Kales. When guidelines were adopted from other sources, the source is marked in parenthesis. M.C. & A.R refers to Section 7, Chapter 73: Monitoring and Staging Human Sleep, written by M.A. Carskadon and A. Rechtschaffen, in Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine ed. by M.H. Kryger, T.Roth and W. Dement; W.B. Saunders Co, 1989 (1st edition).


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