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Title Sleep disorders medicine : basic science, technical considerations and clinical aspects / Sudhansu Chokroverty, editor
Edition Fourth edition
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2017]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Part I: Basic science of sleep. Introduction to the topic -- Overview of normal sleep -- Sleep deprivation and excessive daytime sleepiness -- Effects of sleep deprivation and sleepiness on society and driving -- Neurobiology of rem sleep, NREM sleep homeostasis, and gamma band oscillations -- Basic circadian timing and sleep-wake regulation -- Neurotransmitters, neurochemistry, and the clinical pharmacology of sleep -- Neurobiology of NREM sleep and thermoregulation in sleep -- Phylogeny of sleep -- Sleep and anesthesia: different states with shared pathophysiological traits -- Physiological changes of sleep -- Sleep and immune regulation -- Sleep and memory consolidation -- Dreaming and sleep disorder -- Study design and analysis in sleep medicine -- Part II: Technical considerations. Instrumentation, electronics, and signal analysis -- An overview of polysomnographic technique -- Electroencephalography, electromyography, and electro-oculography: general principles and basic technology -- Electrocardiography: principles and applications in sleep medicine -- Evaluation and monitoring of respiratory function -- Neuroimaging in normal and abnormal sleep -- Multiple sleep latency test -- Maintenance of wakefulness test -- Scoring of normal sleep and arousals -- Scoring of sleep-related breathing events -- Part III: Clinical topics. Approach to the patient with sleep complaints -- International classification of sleep disorders -- Epidemiology: principles and application in sleep medicine -- Genetics of sleep and sleep disorders -- Nutrition and sleep -- Sleep duration, morbidity, and mortality -- Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome -- Central sleep apnea, hypoventilation syndrome, and sleep in high altitude -- Positive airway pressure in the treatment of sleep apnea-hypopnea -- Preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative evaluation and management of sleep-disordered breathing -- Oral appliances and surgical techniques for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome -- Nature, evaluation, and treatment of insomnia -- Narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia -- Motor control and dyscontrol in sleep -- Evaluation and management of RLS and PLMD -- Sleep, breathing, and neurologic disorders -- Fatigue in clinical practice -- Sleep, coma, vegetative and minimally conscious states -- Sleep and epilepsy -- Dreaming in neurological disorders -- Sleep in psychiatric disorders -- Sleep disturbances in general medical disorders -- Evaluation and management of circadian rhythm sleep disorders -- Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder -- Parasomnias -- Sleep disorders in the elderly -- Evolution of sleep from birth to adolescence and sleep disorders in children -- Sleep and sleep disorders in women -- Sleep, violence, and forensic implications -- General principle of treatment of sleep dysfunction and pharmacology of drugs used in sleep disorders -- Sleep and alternative medicine: I -- Approach to sleep disorders in the traditional school of Indian medicine: alternative medicine II -- Sleep in extreme environment -- Erratum to: sleep disorders medicine -- Epilogue
Summary Since publication of the first edition in 1994, the second edition in 1999, and the third edition in 2009, many new advances in sleep medicine have been made and warrant a fourth edition. This comprehensive text features 19 additional chapters and covers basic science, technical and laboratory aspects and clinical and therapeutic advances in sleep medicine for beginners and seasoned practitioners. With the discovery of new entities, many new techniques and therapies, and evolving basic science understanding of sleep, Sleep Disorders Medicine, Fourth Edition brings old and new knowledge about sleep medicine together succinctly in one place for a deeper understanding of the topic. Neurologists, internists, family physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, otolaryngologists, dentists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists, intensivists, anesthesiologists as well as those interested in advancing their knowledge in sleep and its disorders, will find this edition to be an invaluable resource to this bourgeoning field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from electronic title page (ProQuest Ebook Central, viewed on October 28, 2020)
Subject Sleep disorders.
Sleep Wake Disorders
Sleep -- physiology
Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
General practice.
Neurology & clinical neurophysiology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Sleep disorders
Form Electronic book
Author Chokroverty, Sudhansu, editor
ISBN 9781493965786