Donald Bliwise

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Daytime REM sleep in Parkinson's disease
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:101-3. 2013
  2. pmc Daytime alertness in Parkinson's disease: potentially dose-dependent, divergent effects by drug class
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Mov Disord 27:1118-24. 2012
  3. pmc Periodic leg movements in sleep in elderly patients with Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's disease
    D L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Neurol 19:918-23. 2012
  4. pmc Nocturnal sleep, daytime sleepiness, and quality of life in stable patients on hemodialysis
    Kathy P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff, School of Nursing, 1520 Clifton Road, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:68. 2003
  5. pmc Elevated PEM (phasic electromyographic metric) rates identify rapid eye movement behavior disorder patients on nights without behavioral abnormalities
    Donald L Bliwise
    Emory Healthcare Program in Sleep and Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Sleep 31:853-7. 2008
  6. pmc Nocturia and disturbed sleep in the elderly
    Donald L Bliwise
    Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Wesley Woods Center, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Sleep Med 10:540-8. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, short-term trial of ropinirole in restless legs syndrome
    D L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University Medical School, WMRB, Suite 6000, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sleep Med 6:141-7. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Invited commentary: cross-cultural influences on sleep--broadening the environmental landscape
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology and Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1648 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1365-6. 2008
  9. pmc Incident sleep disordered breathing in old age
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Wesley Woods Center, 1841 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:997-1003. 2010
  10. pmc Insomnia associated with valerian and melatonin usage in the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Donald L Bliwise
    Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Department ofNeurology, Emory University Medical School, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Sleep 30:881-4. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Sleep/Wake Contiuum in Lewy Body Disease
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Sleep/Wake Contiuum in Lewy Body Disease
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Polysomnographic Assessment of Alternative Treatment
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Biomarkers of Aging in the Bay Area Sleep Cohort
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. SUNDOWN SYNDROME IN A SKILLED NURSING FACILITY
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2002
  6. Sleep/Wake Contiuum in Lewy Body Disease
    Donald L Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. pmc Daytime REM sleep in Parkinson's disease
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:101-3. 2013
    ..In this study we examined REM sleep during daytime Maintenance of Wakefulness Testing (MWT) in PD patients...
  2. pmc Daytime alertness in Parkinson's disease: potentially dose-dependent, divergent effects by drug class
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Mov Disord 27:1118-24. 2012
    ..The apparent divergent dose-dependent effects of drug class in Parkinson's disease are anticipated by basic science studies of the sleep/wake cycle under different pharmacological agents...
  3. pmc Periodic leg movements in sleep in elderly patients with Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's disease
    D L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Neurol 19:918-23. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Nocturnal sleep, daytime sleepiness, and quality of life in stable patients on hemodialysis
    Kathy P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff, School of Nursing, 1520 Clifton Road, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:68. 2003
    ..Thus, we studied a sample of stable HD patients to explore relationships between quality of life and both subjective and objective measures of nocturnal sleep and daytime sleepiness..
  5. pmc Elevated PEM (phasic electromyographic metric) rates identify rapid eye movement behavior disorder patients on nights without behavioral abnormalities
    Donald L Bliwise
    Emory Healthcare Program in Sleep and Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Sleep 31:853-7. 2008
    ..To determine the validity of the phasic electromyographic metric (PEM) to differentiate patients with a history suggestive of rapid eye movement behavior disorder (REMBD) on laboratory nights without overt dream-enactment behavior...
  6. pmc Nocturia and disturbed sleep in the elderly
    Donald L Bliwise
    Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Wesley Woods Center, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Sleep Med 10:540-8. 2009
    ..Nocturnal urination (nocturia) is such a commonplace occurrence in the lives of many older adults that it is frequently overlooked as a potential cause of sleep disturbance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, short-term trial of ropinirole in restless legs syndrome
    D L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University Medical School, WMRB, Suite 6000, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sleep Med 6:141-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the clinical efficacy of ropinirole, a D2/D3 agonist, in the treatment of RLS in a double-blind, short-term, placebo-controlled clinical trial...
  8. doi request reprint Invited commentary: cross-cultural influences on sleep--broadening the environmental landscape
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology and Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1648 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1365-6. 2008
    ..g., seasonal, geographic, and climatic variation) and the micro level (the bedroom milieu and factors that affect it) in order to fully understand the scope of such influences...
  9. pmc Incident sleep disordered breathing in old age
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Wesley Woods Center, 1841 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:997-1003. 2010
    ..Little is known about progression of and risk factors for sleep disordered breathing (SDB) in old age. We prospectively examined elderly volunteers to understand how changes in body weight are related to SDB for a period of 20-30 years...
  10. pmc Insomnia associated with valerian and melatonin usage in the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Donald L Bliwise
    Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Department ofNeurology, Emory University Medical School, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Sleep 30:881-4. 2007
    ..Many people use dietary supplements or herbal products to help them sleep. We analyzed the associations between melatonin use and insomnia and between valerian use and insomnia in a representative sample of the United States population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Age changes in timing and 24-hour distribution of self-reported sleep
    Donald L Bliwise
    Program in Sleep, Aging, and Chronobiology, Wesley Woods Health Center, Emory University Medical School, 1841 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:1077-82. 2005
    ..These patterns have often been ascribed to both psychosocial and medical factors, but nearly all studies to-date have been cross-sectional...
  12. pmc Phasic muscle activity in sleep and clinical features of Parkinson disease
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Ann Neurol 68:353-9. 2010
    ..Based on previous studies suggesting that RBD may be prognostic for the development of later parkinsonism, we hypothesized that clinical indicators of disease severity and more rapid progression would be related to PEM...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inter-rater reliability for identification of REM sleep in Parkinson's disease
    D L Bliwise
    Sleep Disorders Center, Emory University Medical School, Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Sleep 23:671-6. 2000
    ..Reliable differentiation among NREM stages was more difficult to achieve. The results suggest that, despite suspension of REM sleep atonia accompanying PD, trained scorers can distinguish REM from wakefulness and NREM sleep...
  14. ncbi request reprint Polysomnographic correlates of spontaneous nocturnal wetness episodes in incontinent geriatric patients
    Donald L Bliwise
    Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Department of Neurology, Wesley Woods Center of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Sleep 27:153-7. 2004
    ..To examine polysomnographic correlates of spontaneously occurring nocturnal wetness episodes (NWEs) in incontinent geriatric patients...
  15. pmc Sleep disturbance in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease: a multicenter analysis
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Wesley Woods Health Center, 1841 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 31:239-46. 2011
    ..We sought to confirm such observations using a large, prospectively collected, standardized, multicenter-derived database, i.e. the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center Uniform Data Set...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quantification of electromyographic activity during sleep: a phasic electromyographic metric
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University Medical School, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 23:59-67. 2006
    ..It may have particular relevance for the identification of neurodegenerative conditions in which disinhibition of midbrain dopaminergic pathways results in excessive motor discharge during sleep...
  17. ncbi request reprint Survival by time of day of hemodialysis in an elderly cohort
    D L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Emory University Medical School, WMRB 6000, 1639 Pierce Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 286:2690-4. 2001
    ..No studies have investigated variation in patient survival as a function of the time of day when they receive dialysis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Improvement in obstructive sleep apnea in the supine knees-up position
    Donald L Bliwise
    Sleep Disorders Center, Emory University Medical School, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Sleep Breath 8:43-7. 2004
    ..This manipulation could be an important adjunctive treatment for a subset of obstructive sleep apnea patients demonstrating such an effect...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea, APOE4 and Alzheimer's disease 20 years and counting?
    Donald L Bliwise
    Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Department of Neurology, Emory University Medical School, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Psychosom Res 53:539-46. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment: an opportunity to identify patients at high risk for progression to Alzheimer's disease
    Allan Levey
    Department of Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Clin Ther 28:991-1001. 2006
    ..Ongoing research is focusing on the identification of those individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who are most likely to convert to AD. Of the MCI subtypes, patients with amnestic MCI (a-MCI) are at greatest risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Race and restless sleep complaint in older chronic dialysis patients and nondialysis community controls
    N G Kutner
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P170-5. 2001
    ..The findings are consistent with the view that sleep quality in late life is likely to reflect a delicate balance between psychological as well as physical well-being...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hemodialysis disrupts basic sleep regulatory mechanisms: building hypotheses
    K P Parker
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Nurs Res 49:327-32. 2000
    ..A review of pertinent literature showed that sleepiness and temperature are physiologically related, and that these two variables are important indicators of sleep and circadian regulatory processes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Intradialytic subjective sleepiness and oral body temperature
    K P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sleep 23:887-91. 2000
    ..In addition, we sought to determine if that relationship varied with dialysis treatment time of day...
  24. doi request reprint Associations among nocturnal sleep, daytime intradialytic sleep, and mortality risk in patients on daytime conventional hemodialysis: US Renal Data System special study data
    Nancy Kutner
    Rehabilitation Quality of Life Special Studies Center, United States Renal Data System, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Hemodial Int 17:223-9. 2013
    ..50 [95% confidence interval: 1.04-2.17]; P = 0.03). Continued investigation of the association of timing and duration of sleep with hemodialysis patient outcomes is warranted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sleep-wake disturbances and quality of life in patients with advanced lung cancer
    Catherine Vena
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:761-9. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A genetic analysis of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in 1560 World War II male veteran twins in the NAS-NRC Twin Registry
    D Carmelli
    SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, USA; Emory University Medical Center, Atlanta, GA, USA; Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Sleep Res 10:53-8. 2001
    ..A reasonable interpretation of the heritability of ESS in this healthy cohort of elderly male twins is a genetic susceptibility for disordered breathing during sleep...
  27. ncbi request reprint Disturbed sleep and preterm birth: a potential relationship?
    L B Strange
    RTI International, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 36:166-8. 2009
    ..Many women report disturbed sleep during pregnancy, but its impact on clinical outcomes remains unknown. This study examined subjective sleep quality and daytime sleepiness in relation to preterm birth...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of supine knee position on obstructive sleep apnea
    Sophia A Greer
    Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Emory University Medical School, Wesley Woods Center, 1841 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, 30329, USA
    Sleep Breath 10:98-101. 2006
    ..These results suggest that knee position is unlikely to be a robust intervention for OSA though they allow for the possibility that some patients may have a moderation of their condition by such a manipulation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences in sleep-disordered breathing in older male twins
    Dorit Carmelli
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Sleep 27:917-22. 2004
    ..To estimate the extent to which genetic factors contribute to the variation in several indices of sleep-disordered breathing in elderly male twins...
  30. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease in the Bay Area Sleep Cohort
    Yohannes W Endeshaw
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Sleep 31:563-8. 2008
    ..Previous studies have suggested relatively stronger associations between SDB and such morbidity in middle-aged, relative to elderly, populations...
  31. doi request reprint Sleep/Wake patterns of individuals with advanced cancer measured by ambulatory polysomnography
    Kathy P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322 4207, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2464-72. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe these sleep/wake patterns using continuous PSG and to explore relationships with selected demographic and clinical variables...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association of denture use with sleep-disordered breathing among older adults
    Yohannes W Endeshaw
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Emory University, 1841 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:181-3. 2004
    ..This study investigates the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and denture use...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders in Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
    Donald L Bliwise
    Department of Neurology, Program in Sleep, Aging and Chronobiology, Emory University Medical School, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Clin Cornerstone 6:S16-28. 2004
    ..There are also reports of successful interventions with nonpharmacologic options (eg, exercise, illumination). The utility of melatonin as a hypnotic in this population appears equivocal...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of moderate-intensity exercise on polysomnographic and subjective sleep quality in older adults with mild to moderate sleep complaints
    Abby C King
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, SPRC, 211 Quarry Rd, Room N229, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:997-1004. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the 12-month effects of exercise increases on objective and subjective sleep quality in initially inactive older persons with mild to moderate sleep complaints...
  35. ncbi request reprint Linking race and well-being within a biopsychosocial framework: variation in subjective sleep quality in two racially diverse older adult samples
    Nancy G Kutner
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1441 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:99-113. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and nocturia in older adults
    Yohannes W Endeshaw
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:957-60. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and nocturia episodes in community-dwelling older adults...
  37. ncbi request reprint Greater daytime sleepiness in subcortical stroke relative to Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease
    Donald L Bliwise
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, Emory University Medical School, Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:61-7. 2002
    ..We interpret these effects as representing functional interruptions of the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN). These results are also compatible with a wake-promoting function of the human SCN...
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessment of sleepiness and unintended sleep in Parkinson's disease patients taking dopamine agonists
    Thomas Roth
    Henry Ford Hospital, Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Clara Ford Pavilion, 3rd Floor, 2799 West Grand Boulevard CFP 3, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Sleep Med 4:275-80. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Morning versus evening hemodialysis
    Donald L Bliwise
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:213; author reply 213. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Daytime sleepiness in stable hemodialysis patients
    Kathy P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Center and the Renal Division, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:394-402. 2003
    ....
  41. pmc Periodic leg movements predict total sleep time in persons with cognitive impairment and sleep disturbance
    Kathy C Richards
    Polisher Research Institute, Abramson Center for Jewish Life, Horsham, PA, USA
    Sleep 31:224-30. 2008
    ..To determine if periodic leg movements predict total sleep time at night in elders with cognitive impairment and sleep disturbance...
  42. ncbi request reprint Insomnia on dialysis nights: the beneficial effects of cool dialysate
    Kathy P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nephrol 21:S71-7. 2008
    ..We studied the effects of altering dialysate temperature on polysomnographic measures of nocturnal sleep and the time course of proximal skin temperature...
  43. ncbi request reprint A secondary analysis of racial differences in periodic leg movements in sleep and ferritin in hemodialysis patients
    Jung Hie Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Kangwon National University College of Medicine, Chunchon, Kangwon Do, South Korea
    Sleep Med 7:646-8. 2006
    ..Alterations in iron metabolism, known to be a risk factor for idiopathic forms of RLS, could represent the basis for these racial differences...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prolonged assessment of sleep and daytime sleepiness in unrestrained Macaca mulatta
    Joseph T Daley
    Department of Neurology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sleep 29:221-31. 2006
    ..To establish a method for the prolonged recording of electrophysiologic variables of sleep in freely moving nonhuman primates. To establish and validate means for scoring nocturnal sleep and quantifying daytime alertness in these subjects...
  45. ncbi request reprint A nonpharmacological intervention to improve sleep in nursing home patients: results of a controlled clinical trial
    Joseph G Ouslander
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:38-47. 2006
    ..To improve nighttime sleep in nursing home patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Utility of the Algase Wandering Scale in an outpatient Alzheimer's disease sample
    Jacqueline F Marcus
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:801-5. 2007
    ..In this study we examined the utility of the Algase Wandering Scale (AWS), a newly developed psychometric instrument that asks caregivers to assess the likelihood of wandering behavior...
  47. ncbi request reprint Polysomnographic and clinical correlates of behaviorally observed daytime sleep in nursing home residents
    Yohannes W Endeshaw
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:55-61. 2007
    ..The causes of daytime sleepiness among nursing home residents have not been well recognized. This study examines clinical and polysomnographic factors that are associated with daytime sleepiness among nursing home residents...
  48. ncbi request reprint Lowering dialysate temperature improves sleep and alters nocturnal skin temperature in patients on chronic hemodialysis
    Kathy P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322 4207, USA
    J Sleep Res 16:42-50. 2007
    ..09). These observations suggest that the use of cool dialysate during HD may improve nocturnal sleep by decreasing sympathetic activation and sustaining the normally elevated nocturnal skin temperature until later into the morning hours...
  49. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported sleep difficulty and cognitive function during the first year of dialysis
    Nancy G Kutner
    Rehabilitation Quality of Life Special Studies Center, United States Renal Data System, Emory University, CRM 1441 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:203-10. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that patients with self-reported persistent sleep difficulty would have an increased risk of scoring lower on a cognitive function measure at follow-up compared to their score at baseline...
  50. ncbi request reprint Frequent napping is associated with excessive daytime sleepiness, depression, pain, and nocturia in older adults: findings from the National Sleep Foundation '2003 Sleep in America' Poll
    Daniel J Foley
    Center for Mental Health Services DJF, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:344-50. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence and correlates of regular napping among older adults...
  51. ncbi request reprint The scoring of movements in sleep
    Arthur S Walters
    Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education, New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ 08818, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:155-67. 2007
    ..Because of limited or absent evidence for reliability and/or validity, a standardized RAND/UCLA consensus process was employed for recommendation of specific rules for the scoring of sleep-associated movements...
  52. ncbi request reprint Daytime sleepiness and functional impairment in Alzheimer disease
    Jung Hie Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Kangwon National University College of Medicine, Chunchon, Kangwon Do, South Korea
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:620-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether patient and spouse/caregiver reports of daytime sleepiness in AD were associated with lower functional status in those patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Polysomnographic measures of nocturnal sleep in patients on chronic, intermittent daytime haemodialysis vs those with chronic kidney disease
    Kathy P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322 4207, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1422-8. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Association of sleep difficulty with Kidney Disease Quality of Life cognitive function score reported by patients who recently started dialysis
    Nancy G Kutner
    Rehabilitation Quality of Life Special Studies Center, United States Renal Data System, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:284-9. 2007
    ..Increased understanding of links among sleep difficulty, management of sleep difficulty, and cognitive function could benefit multiple dimensions of dialysis patients' quality of life and daily functioning...
  55. ncbi request reprint Habitual napping and performance on the Trail Making Test
    Donald L Bliwise
    J Sleep Res 14:209-10. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Comment on Shpirer et al. ("Excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with Parkinson's disease: a polysomnographic study")
    Lynn Marie Trotti
    Mov Disord 22:1520; author reply 1520-1. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint Resolution of dyshidrotic dermatitis of the hand after treatment with continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea
    Abul Matin
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    South Med J 95:253-4. 2002
    ....
  58. pmc The parable of parabola: what the U-shaped curve can and cannot tell us about sleep
    Donald L Bliwise
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sleep 30:1614-5. 2007
    ..Particularly interesting in Ferrie et al was that increases in sleep duration over time (from less than 5 to 7 hours or more) in some individuals was associated..

Research Grants16

  1. Sleep/Wake Contiuum in Lewy Body Disease
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed work will also provide important clinical insights into disease correlates and disease course across the broad spectrum of Parkinsonism. ..
  2. Sleep/Wake Contiuum in Lewy Body Disease
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed work will also provide important clinical insights into disease correlates and disease course across the broad spectrum of Parkinsonism. ..
  3. Polysomnographic Assessment of Alternative Treatment
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Biomarkers of Aging in the Bay Area Sleep Cohort
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. SUNDOWN SYNDROME IN A SKILLED NURSING FACILITY
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These results will provide information on the mechanistic basis for sundowning in aged patients with dementing disorders. ..
  6. Sleep/Wake Contiuum in Lewy Body Disease
    Donald L Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed work will also provide important clinical insights into disease correlates and disease course across the broad spectrum of Parkinsonism. ..