Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Aug 2, 2011 - Medical - 672 pages
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Written by Richard Berry, MD, author of the popular Sleep Medicine Pearls, Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine is a concise, clinically focused alternative to larger sleep medicine references. A recipient of the 2010 AASM Excellence in Education award, Dr. Berry is exceptionally well qualified to distill today's most essential sleep medicine know-how in a way that is fast and easy to access and apply in your practice.

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Contents

Sleep Stages and Basic Sleep Monitoring
1
The Technology of Sleep Monitoring
13
Sleep Staging in Adults
27
Biocalibration Artifacts and Common Variants of Sleep
49
Sleep Staging in Infants and Children
65
Sleep Architecture Parameters Normal Sleep and Sleep Loss
79
Neurobiology of Sleep
91
Monitoring RespirationTechnology and Techniques
101
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Overview and Medical Treatments
299
Positive Airway Pressure Treatment
313
Oral Appliance and Surgical Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
349
Central Sleep Apnea and Hypoventilation Syndromes
375
Sleep and Obstructive Lung Disease
409
The Restless Leg Syndrome Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep and the Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
429
Hypersomnias of Central Origin
451
Insomnia
481

Monitoring RespirationEvent Definitions and Examples
119
Sleep and Respiratory Physiology
141
Cardiac Monitoring during Polysomnography
159
Monitoring of Limb Movements and Other Movements during Sleep
175
Polysomnography Portable Monitoring and Actigraphy
189
Subjective and Objective Measures of Daytime Sleepiness
219
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndromes
237
Pathophysiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
263
Consequences of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Benefits of Treatment
281
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
515
Clinical Electroencephalography and Nocturnal Epilepsy
545
Parasomnias
567
Psychiatry and Sleep
593
Sleep and Nonrespiratory PhysiologyImpact on Selected Medical Disorders
615
Sleep and Neurologic Disorders
631
Glossary
647
Index
651
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