Review Article
Volume 12 Issue 4 - 2020
Sleep Wake Disorder after Traumatic Brain Injury-A Comprehensive Update
Rajib Dutta*
MD Neurology, India
*Corresponding Author: Rajib Dutta, MD Neurology, India..
Received: February 18, 2020; Published: March 27, 2020




Abstract

Sleep plays an integral role in several physiologic functions such as cognition and functional ability of an individual. Sleep-wake disturbances are frequent after traumatic brain injury(TBI).More than 50% of TBI patients suffer from sleep wake disorders. The pathophysiology remains unclear; however, it can interfere with rehabilitation and recovery leading to poor neurobehavioral outcome. Nonpharmacological and pharmacological treatment exists with variable outcomes. This review will focus on sleep wake disorders, pathophysiology, treatment options, prognosis and outcome in terms of cognition and quality of life in this subset population who had TBI in the past or recovering from it.

Keywords: Sleep; Sleep-Wake Disorder; Post Traumatic Brain Injury; Pathophysiology; Treatment

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Citation: Rajib Dutta. “Sleep Wake Disorder after Traumatic Brain Injury-A Comprehensive Update”. EC Neurology 12.4 (2020): 59-68.

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