The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Sleep Apnea

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Icon Health Publications, Jun 1, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 312 pages
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This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to sleep apnea (also central sleep apnea; nocturnal upper airway occlusion; obstructive sleep apnea; Ondine's curse; pediatric obstructive sleep apnea; Pickwickian syndrome), from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on sleep apnea. Given patients' increasing sophistication in using the Internet, abundant references to reliable Internet-based resources are provided throughout this sourcebook. Where possible, guidance is provided on how to obtain free-of-charge, primary research results as well as more detailed informat

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