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Chronic pain related to quality of sleep

Leandro Freitas Tonial, José Stechman Neto, Wagner Hummig

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2825

ObjectiveTo determine the relation between the degrees of chronic pain and drowsiness levels.MethodsThe study was conducted with 115 patients, who answered the questionnaire as diagnostic criteria in the survey. After evaluation based on the protocol of chronic pain registry RDC/TMD− Axis II, the Epworth Sleepiness Scale was applied to assess drowsiness levels.ResultsAmong the participating patients, there were more females (80%), and the type of pain more prevalent was chronic (70.4%). Concerning the grades of chronic pain, grade II predominated (38.3%), […]