Atlas of Sleep Medicine

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  • Sudhansu Chokroverty, MD, FRCP, FACP, Professor and Co-Chair of Neurology, Program Director, Clinical Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine, New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center and Seton Hall University, Edison, New Jersey; Clinical Professor of Neurology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Robert Thomas, MD, MMSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Department of Medicine; Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Effectively diagnose and manage adult and pediatric sleep disorders with help from Atlas of Sleep Medicine, the most comprehensive and detailed source of pictorial and video guidance available. A full-color design with an entirely new image collection and video segments facilitates the observation and interpretation of sleep-related events and recordings. Whether you are preparing for the sleep medicine fellowship examination, or simply want to offer your patients today's best care, this sleep medicine book is an ideal resource!
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Neurologists, Sleep Specialists in other disciplines: Pulmonary


Book information

  • Published: September 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-1267-0

Table of Contents

1. Polysomnographic Recording Technique

2. Electroencephalography for the Sleep Specialist

3. Sleep Stages and Scoring Technique

4. Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Scoring

5. Basic Circadian Rhythms and Circadian Sleep Disorders

6. Hypnogram Analysis

7. Sleep-Related Movements and Scoring Techniques

8. Cardiac Arrhythmias

9. Uncommon, Atypical, and Often Unrecognized PSG Patterns

10. Motor Disorders During Sleep

11. Sleep and Epilepsy

12. Sleep Dysfunction and Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Miscellaneous Neurological Disorders

13. Neuroimaging Techniques

14. Specialized Techniques

14A. Multiple Sleep latency Testing

14B. Actigraphy

14C. Recommendations for Practical Use of Pulse Transit Time as a Tool for Respiratory Effort Measurements During Sleep and Microarousal Recognition

14D. The Cyclic Alternating Pattern

14E. Peripheral Arterial Tonometry

14F. The Electrocardiogram-Spectrogram

15. Positive Pressure Titration

16. Oral Appliances and Surgical Techniques for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Therapy

17. Pediatric Polysomnography

Appendix: Video Vignettes

Vignette 1: Narcolepsy: Unequivocal Diagnosis After Split-Screen, Video-Polysomnographic Analysis of a Prolonged Cataplectic Attack

Vignette 2: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associated With Cerebral Hypoxemia

Vignette 3: The Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder Leading to a Subdural Hemorrhage

Vignette 4: Isolated Sleep Paralysis: An REM- "Sleep" Polysomnographic Phenomenon as Documented With Simultaneous Clinical and Electrophysiologic Assessment

Vignette 5: Confusional Arousals

Vignette 6: Sleepwalking

Vignette 7: Hypnagogic Hallucination

Vignette 8: Sleep Terrors