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Restless Legs Syndrome: Recognition, Diagnosis, and Treatment of a Common Sleep Disorder

Supported by an educational grant from UCB, Inc.

Screening for Sleep Disorders: Recognizing the Features and Presentations of Restless Legs Syndrome

Richard P. Allen, PhD

Do you screen for RLS in your patients with sleep disturbances? Here, learn how misconceptions about RLS can hinder its correct diagnosis and discover how diagnostic criteria and associated features can improve your ability to recognize this condition.

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Common Comorbidities and Differential Diagnosis of Restless Legs Syndrome

William G. Ondo, MD

Can you differentiate the specific symptoms of RLS versus other sleep disorders? To properly diagnosis this condition, learn about the disorders often confused with RLS and which conditions and medications are associated with secondary RLS.

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Latest Guidelines and Advances for Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome

Christopher J. Earley, MBBCh, PhD, FRCPI

Read this Neurology Report to find out about treatment for RLS, including dopamine agonists, α-2δ agents, opioids, and iron, and learn how prescribing these agents on the basis of symptom frequency and pain level can help effectively manage RLS.

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Richard P. Allen, PhD
Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Christopher J. Earley, MBBCh, PhD, FRCPI
Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

William G. Ondo, MD
Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston