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by Polsdorfer R

(Muscle Cramps; Nocturnal Muscles Cramps; Age-Related Cramps)

 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.familydoctor.org

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
http://www.orthoinfo.aaos.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

The College of Family Physicians of Canada
http://www.cfpc.ca

Women's Health Matters
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca

 

References


Allen RE, Kirby KA. Nocturnal leg cramps. Am Fam Physician. 2012 Aug 15;86(4):350-5.


Butler JV, Mulkerrin EC, et al. Nocturnal leg cramps in older people. Postgrad Med J. 2002;78:596-598.


Garrison SR, et al. The effect of magnesium infusion on rest cramps: randomized controlled trial. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(6):661-666.


Nocturnal leg cramps. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated January 7, 2013. Accessed December 16, 2013.


2/11/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: El-Tawil S, Musa T, et al. Quinine for muscle cramps. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010;(12):CD005044.

 

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