Review of Sleep Medicine E-Book

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Review of Sleep Medicine E-Book by Alon Y. Avidan, Teri J. Barkoukis

Review of Sleep Medicine, by Drs. Alon Avidan and Teri Barkoukis, prepares you for the ABSM exam with a comprehensive review-and-test format that includes figures, tables, and lists highlighting key points. With content revised to match the new exam and updated coverage of pharmacology and sleep medicine, insomnias, parasomnias, sleep-related breathing disorders, and more, you’ll stay current on recent developments in the field.

  • Effectively prepare for the ABMS sleep exam using case-based multiple-choice and fact-testing questions that parallel those on the test.
  • Identify the reasoning behind each answer with comprehensive explanations so you know how to think logically about the problems.
  • Quickly review crucial material with succinct summaries of all aspects of working with the sleep disordered patient.
  • Master the content tested on the exam through explanatory high-yield tables and charts, sleep stage scoring, and an artifacts and arrhythmias mini-atlas.
  • Tap into the expertise of a multidisciplinary team of recognized leaders ranging from world-renowned sleep researchers to sleep clinicians and educators.
    • Updated coverage of the latest advances in sleep medicine for pharmacology, tools in clinical sleep medicine, sleep disorders, and much more.
    • Brand new chapters in:
      • 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455723317
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 08/06/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 792
File size: 41 MB
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Table of Contents

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Final TOC


Chapter 1: Sleep Medicine and the Boards

 Chapter 2: Introduction to Normal Sleep, Sleep Deprivation and the Work Place

Chapter 3: Introduction to Evaluation Tools Used in Sleep Medicine

Chapter 4: An Overview of Polysomnography

Chapter 5: Sleep Stage Scoring

Chapter 6: Physiological Changes in Sleep

Chapter 7: Overview of Sleep Neurobiology

Chapter 8: Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders: Clinical Features and Evaluation

Chapter 9: Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing

Chapter 10: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology of Sleep Apnea

Chapter 11: Cardiac Monitoring and Scoring in Polysomnography

Chapter 12: Narcolepsy and Hypersomnias of Central Origin: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment

Chapter 13: Insomnia Differential Pearls and Psychiatric Comorbidities

Chapter 14: Diagnosis and Treatment of Parasomnias Chapter 15: Sleep-Related Movement Disorders

Chapter 16: An Overview of EEG and Epilepsy

Chapter 17: Disorders of Sleep-Wake Timing

Chapter 18: Effects of Drugs on Sleep

Chapter 19: Pearls of Pediatric Sleep


Chapter 20: Tools in Clinical Sleep Medicine

Chapter 21: Normal Sleep

Chapter 22: Mechanisms of Sleep Neuroscience

Chapter 23: Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Chapter 24: Cardiology in Sleep Medicine

Chapter 25: Sleep Disorders in Neurology Practice Chapter: 26: Disorders of Central Nervous System Hypersomnia

Chapter: 27: Parasomnias in Sleep Medicine

Chapter 28: Motor Disorders of Sleep

Chapter 29: Sleep-Wake Timing Disorders

Chapter 30: Insomnia: Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Management

Chapter 31: Seizures Chapter 32: Artifacts

Chapter 33: Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Chapter 34: Pharmacology Mechanisms

Chapter 35: Clinical Case Studies I

Chapter 36: Clinical Case Studies II: Sleep-breathing Disorders

Chapter 37: Clinical Case Studies III: Disorders of Central Nervous System Hypersomnias

Chapter 38: Clinical Case Studies IV

Chapter 39: Clinical Case Studies V

Chapter 40: Clinical Case Studies VI: Pearls of Interesting Cases

Chapter 41: Knowing Practice Parameters

Chapter 42: The Use of Statistics in Sleep Medicine - Exam Questions


Appendix: Statistics in Sleep Medicine

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