Sleep disorders in spinal muscular atrophy with type 2 and type 3

  • The frequency of sleep disorders in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is explored
  • The Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children and the Hammersmith Functional Motor Scale Expanded were used.
  • The results demonstrate that sleep disorders are common in young persons with SMA.

A total of 85 young persons (6–25 years of age) with type 2 and type 3. SMA were assessed using the Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC), a scale assessing different sleep factors, and the Hammersmith Functional Motor Scale Expanded (HFMSE), a scale evaluating motor impairment.

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Mamma till tre barn och tvillingarna, en av tvillingarna min äldsta son har SMA Type I-II. Jag arbeta som professionell assistent inom hälso- och sjukvård

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