Sleepiness, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics

Sleepiness, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics

by Christian Guilleminault MD




Pathological sleepiness is a fundamental symptom of sleep disorders. Daytime sleepiness is a common problem which can have a significant negative impact on the health and well being of these individuals. This issue reviews the investigation of sleepiness, as well as some of the more common causes: narcolepsy, chronic hypersomnia, sleep deprivation, circadian rhythm disorders, neuromuscular disorders, and sleep-disordered breathing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416035640
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/06/2006
Series: Clinics: Internal Medicine Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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