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Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine

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2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category!

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.

Sleep Medicine

Hardbound, 536 Pages

Published: October 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-18727-5


  • 1. Sleep in Art and Literature

    2. History of Sleep Medicine and Physiology

    3. The Biology of Sleep

    3.1. Sleep Mechanisms

    3.2. Localization and Neurochemistry 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. Normal Sleep

    4.1. Sleep in Animals and the Phylogeny of Sleep

    4.2. Normal Sleep in Humans

    5. Sleep Restriction

    6. Pharmacology

    7. Dreaming in Normal and Disrupted Sleep

    8. Impact, Presentation, and Diagnostic Considerations

    9. Circadian System Disorders

    9.1. Circadian Rhythm Disorders

    9.2. Circadian Desynchrony and Health

    10. Insomnia

    11. Neurologic Disorders

    11.1. Central Nervous System Hypersomnias

    11.2. Movement Disorders in Sleep

    11.3. Sleep and Epilepsy

    11.4. Sleep in Other Neurologic Disorders

    12. Parasomnias

    13. Sleep Breathing Disorders

    13.1. Examination of the Patient with Suspected Sleep Apnea

    13.2. Sleep Apnea in the Adolescent and Adult

    13.3. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

    13.4. Respiratory Diseases and the Overlap Syndromes

    14. Vascular Disorders

    14.1. Cardiovascular Diseases

    14.2. Cerebrovascular Disease and Sleep

    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 Kidney 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 in Adults

    19. Gallery of Polysomnographic Recordings

    20. Gallery of Patient Interview Videos

    21. Gallery of Sleep Laboratory Video Findings



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