Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine E-Book

Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine E-Book

by Meir H. Kryger MD. FRCPC

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455745494
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/29/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 79 MB
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Table of Contents

Kryger: Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2e TOC

1. Sleep in Art and Literature

2. History of Sleep Medicine and Physiology

3. The Biology of Sleep

3.1. Brain Mechanism for Sleep-Wake Control

3.2. Localization and Neuchemistry of Sleep-Wake Physiology&Pathophysiology

3.3. Circadian Rhythms Regulation

3.4. Physiologic Regulation in Sleep

3.5. Cytokines, Host Defense, and Sleep

3.6. Control of Breathing

3.7. Central and Autonomic Regulation in Cardiovascular Physiology

3.8. Interactive Regulation of Sleep and Feeding

3.9. Endocrine Physiology

4.1. Sleep in Animals and the Phylogeny of Sleep

4.2. Normal Sleep

5. Sleep Restriction

6. Pharmacology

7. Dreaming

8. Impact, Presentation, and Diagnosis

9. Circadian System Disorders

9.1. Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

9.2. Circadian desynchrony

10. Insomnia

11. Neurologic Disorders

11.1. Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia

11.2. Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep Sleep Related Movement


11.3. Sleep in Epilepsy

11.4. Sleep in Neurodegenerative Disease

12. REM Parasomnias

13. Sleep Breathing Disorders

13.1. Examination of the Patient with Suspected Sleep Apnea

13.2. Sleep Apnea in the Adult

13.3. Sleep Apnea in the Child

13.4. Respiratory Diseases and the Overlap Syndromes

14. Cardiovascular Disorders

14.1. Cardiovascular Disorders

14.2. Cerebrovascular Disorders

15. Other Medical Disorders

15.1. Thyroid Disease

15.2. Diseases of the Pituitary Gland

15.3. Gastrointestinal Disorders

15.4. Diabetes Mellitus

15.5. Sleep Disorders in Chronic Renal Disease

16. Women’s Health

16.1. The Menstrual Cycle

16.2. Pregnancy and Postpartum

16.3. Midlife Transition and Menopause

16.4. Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Syndromes

17. Sleep and Psychiatric Disease

18. Diagnostic Assessment Methods

19. Gallery of Polysomnographic Recordings

20. Gallery of Patient Interview Videos

21. Gallery of Sleep Laboratory Video Findings

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