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Clinical Sleep Disorders
by Paul R. Carney

Clinical Sleep Disorders covers a basic overview of sleep medicine and monitoring techniques, followed by a review of the biology and physiology of normal sleep patterns in humans.

Features:

  • Standardized chapter outlines help you find vital information quickly and easily
  • Critical editing by a multidisciplinary team ensures the book's consistency, readability, and ease of use
  • Abundant tables and figures highlight must-know treatment facts for rapid reference
  • Clinically focused content includes only the basic science that is relevant to diagnosis and management, described in clear, straightforward language
  • "Approach to the patient" chapters facilitate effective assessment
  • Clinical pearls let you benefit from the authors' years of experience-sharing invaluable tips and alerting you to potential pitfalls
  • Handy appendices address the essentials of sleep monitoring and staging, including the latest tools and techniques
  • Guidance on setting up a sleep lab describes the best way to create a controlled environment for the diagnosis of sleep disorders

Contents

Introduction

  • Introduction to Sleep and Sleep Monitoring - The Basics

Understanding Human Sleep

  • Normal Human Sleep
  • The Neurobiology of Sleep
  • Breathing during Sleep: Ventilation and the Upper Airway
  • Sleep and Normal Human Physiology
  • Chronobiology and Circadian Rhythms
  • Ontogeny of Sleep

Clinical Presentations of Sleep Medicine

  • Sleepiness
  • Evaluating Sleeplessness
  • Nocturnal Events
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Presentations
  • Sleep Problems of the Elderly

Sleep Disorders

  • Insomnia: Causes and Treatments
  • Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD)
  • Parasomnias
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Hypopnea Syndromes: Definitions, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Consequences
  • Positive Airway Pressure Treatment for Sleep Apnea
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Surgical Treatment
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Diencephalic and Brainstem Sleep Disorders

Sleep Patients with Other Medical Disorders

  • Psychiatric Disorders and Sleep
  • Sleep Disorders, Dementia, and Related Degenerative Disorders
  • Sleep and Epilepsy
  • Sleep and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Sleep and Pulmonary Diseases
  • Sleep and Internal Medicine

Glossary
Index

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Clinical Sleep Disorders
by Paul R. Carney
2005 506 pages $99.00 + shipping
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