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Actigraphic detection of periodic limb movements: development and validation of a potential device-independent algorithm. A proof of concept study.

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Summary of "Actigraphic detection of periodic limb movements: development and validation of a potential device-independent algorithm. A proof of concept study."

We propose a unique device-independent approach to analyze long-term actigraphy signals that can accurately quantify the severity of periodic limb movements in sleep (PLMS).

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Name: Sleep
ISSN: 1550-9109
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