Review of Sleep Medicine / Edition 2 by Alon Y. Avidan, Teri J. Barkoukis | | 9780750675635 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Review of Sleep Medicine / Edition 2

Review of Sleep Medicine / Edition 2

by Alon Y. Avidan, Teri J. Barkoukis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750675632

ISBN-13: 9780750675635

Pub. Date: 05/25/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Here's an ideal refresher on the core information in the field of sleep medicine. It is a comprehensive review-and-test workbook for preparation of the Sleep Board exam that emphasizes the highlights of sleep medicine and recaps major points with figures, tables, and lists to guide readers. The second half is a mock examination for practice, which includes many

Overview

Here's an ideal refresher on the core information in the field of sleep medicine. It is a comprehensive review-and-test workbook for preparation of the Sleep Board exam that emphasizes the highlights of sleep medicine and recaps major points with figures, tables, and lists to guide readers. The second half is a mock examination for practice, which includes many polysomnogram segments and multiple epochs. Also included are 500 exam questions, a quick reference to drug effects relating to sleep medicine, and an appendix on sleep scoring basics.

• Enables the user to practice for the exam with the same type of questions used in the exam itself.
• Provides the busy clinician a succinct summary of all aspects of working up the sleep disordered patient
• Offers very comprehensive and thorough answers and rationals so the user will know the why and how to think logically about the problem.

• Additional coverage brings review book up to date with ASBM test material
• New chapters include:

• Sleep Breathing Disorders
• Cardiovascular Pathophysiology
• Evaluating Epilepsy
• Pearls of Pediatric Sleep
• Cardiopulmonary Disorders
• Neurological Sleep Disorders
• Sleep-Wake Disorders
• Clinical Case Studies II
• Knowing Practice Parameters
• Sleep Journals in Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750675635
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/25/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Section I. Highlights of Sleep Medicine

1. Synopsis of Sleep Medicine

2. Highlights of Sleep Neuroscience

3. Sleep Physiology

4. Sleep Breathing Disorders

5. Cardiovascular Pathophysiology

6. Hypersomnia Differential Pearls

7. Insomnia Differential Pearls

8. Evaluating Epilepsy

9. Polysomnographic Technique: An Overview

10. Medication Effects on Sleep

11. Pearls of Pediatric Sleep

Section II. Practice Exam for the Adventurous

12. Normal Sleep Patterns

13. Mechanisms of Sleep Neurosciences

14. Cardiopulmonary Disorders

15. Neurological Sleep Disorders

16. Sleep-Wake Disorders

17. Seizures

18. Artifacts

19. Pediatric Sleep Medicine

20. Pharmacology Mechanisms

21. Polysomnography Pearls

22. Clinical Cases Studies I

23. Clinical Cases Studies II

24. Knowing Practice Parameters

25. Sleep Journals Review

Section III. Valuable Resources

References

Appendix: Sleep Scoring Basics

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