Clinical Sleep Disorders

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Paul R. Carney, Richard B. Berry, James D. Geyer
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 506 pages
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This clinically focused, practical reference is a complete guide to diagnosing and treating sleep disorders. The opening sections explain basic definitions, sleep monitoring, and normal human sleep. A clinical presentations section details how to approach diagnosis based upon patients' complaints, as well as unique features of the child, adolescent, or older adult with sleep problems. Subsequent sections address specific sleep disorders and sleep disorders in patients with other medical and psychiatric conditions.

Chapters have been critically edited by experts from multiple specialties, follow a standardized template, and include bulleted lists, tables, and clinical pearls. Appendices include information on polysomnography, sleep questionnaires, and starting a sleep disorders facility.

 

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Contents

SLEEP DISORDERS
155
SLEEP 27
193
Normal Human Sleep 29 Richard P Allen
224
The Neurobiology of Sleep 38 Juan G Ochoa and Mario Pulido
243
Ventilation Phyllis C Zee and Kathryn Reid
254
Chronobiology and Circadian Rhythms 85 and Controversies
278
Ontogeny of Sleep 95 20 Positive Airway Pressure Treatment
290
Treatment
311
Nocturnal Events 124 Disorders
347
Psychiatric Disorders and Sleep 363 Problems with Polysomnography
471
Sleep Disorders Dementia and Related B Sleep Questionnaires
479
Sleep and Pulmonary Diseases 435 E Introduction to Electroencephalograms
488
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