Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Sep 29, 2009 - Medical - 400 pages
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Accurately diagnose and treat adult and pediatric sleep disorders with exceptional visual guidance from world-renowned sleep expert Dr. Meir H. Kryger. Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine is an easy-to-read, highly illustrated atlas that details the physiologic, clinical, morphologic, and investigational aspects of the full range of sleep disorders you encounter in everyday practice -- and helps you interpret the visual manifestations of your patients’ sleep disorders so you can manage them most effectively.

  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.
  • Visually grasp how sleep affects each body system thanks to a full-color compendium that correlates the physiology of sleep with the relevant findings.
  • Determine the best and most up-to-date drug therapy with information about the latest drugs available as well as those in clinical trials.
  • Compare your patients’ polysomnograms to a wealth of high-quality recordings taken from the latest machines used by institutions around the world.
  • Score, interpret, and diagnose sleep disorders employing the scoring rules from the latest AASM scoring manual.
  • Stay current with the latest on sleep and psychiatric disease, circadian desynchrony, dreaming, insomnia, home sleep testing, new sleep apnea treatments, and more.
  • Understand the correlation between sleep and other health issues – such as stroke and heart failure.
  • Find diagnostic and treatment information quickly and easily thanks to a highly illustrated, easy-to-read format that highlights key details.
 

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Contents

1 Sleep in Art and Literature
1
2 History of Sleep Medicine and Physiology
10
3 Biology of Sleep
22
4 Normal Sleep
65
5 Sleep Restriction
98
6 Pharmacology
105
7 Dreaming in Normal and Disrupted Sleep
117
8 Impact Presentation and Diagnostic Considerations
120
13 Sleep Breathing Disorders
254
14 Vascular Disorders
316
15 Other Medical Disorders
335
16 Womens Health
353
17 Sleep and Psychiatric Disease
364
18 Diagnostic Assessment Methods in Adults
370
19 Gallery of Polysomnographic Recordings
395
20 Gallery of Patient Interview Videos
478

9 Circadian System Disorders
134
10 Insomnia
148
11 Neurologic Disorders
159
12 Parasomnias
237
21 Gallery of Sleep Laboratory Video Findings
483
Index
497
Clinical Key ad
513
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