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Clinician's Guide to Sleep Disorders
edited by Nathaniel F. Watson

Clinician's Guide to Sleep Disorders details methods to obtain a sleep history, analyze physical exam findings, order blood work and testing, and apply the latest treatment modalities and follow-up regimens.

Features:

  • Provides practical information including diagnostic criteria and treatment recommendations from heralded clinicians in the field
  • Describes and analyzes every available sleep diagnostic test including nocturnal polysomnography, multiple sleep latency testing, maintenance of wakefulness testing, actigraphy, and more
  • Thoroughly explores all aspects of sleep-disordered breathing including clinical features, epidemiology, genetics, pathophysiology, and diagnosis
  • Presents an extensive differential diagnosis for nocturnal events
  • Offers the reader tables comprised of diagnostic algorithms, treatment approaches, and key information necessary to diagnose the full breadth of sleep disorders
  • Covers sleep in special populations such as children, women, the elderly, and those with psychiatric illness...and spans disorders such as insomnia, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and irregular sleep-wake patterns

Contents

  1. Approach to the Patient with a Sleep Complaint
  2. Diagnostic Procedures in Sleep Medicine
  3. Insomnia: Difficulty Falling and Staying Asleep
  4. Restless Leg Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder: Nightwalkers
  5. Sleep Apnea: Snoring, Snorting and Trouble Breathing at Night
  6. Treating Sleep Apnea: CPAP, Surgery, or Dental Appliances
  7. Narcolepsy and Disorders of Excessive Sleepiness
  8. Parasomnias: Strange Night-Time Events
  9. Circadian Rhythms: Problems with the Body Clock
  10. Sleep Problems in Children
  11. Special Topics in Sleep
  12. The Future of Sleep Medicine

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Clinician's Guide to Sleep Disorders
edited by Nathaniel F. Watson
2006 416 pages $228.95 + shipping
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