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World Sleep Day 2017 by Don Bliwise

  • The association of sleep related problems and nocturia is well established. Whether the causality is uni- or bidirectional is still an enigma but with high relevance for improving patient care. Sleep medicine specialists favour the hypothesis that poor sleep predisposes patients to awake and void. From the perspective of urologists however nocturia may itself cause awakening. In his editorial on World Sleep Day 2017 Professor Bliwise debates the two perspectives in the light of two important papers.



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