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Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine

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Written by Richard Berry, MD, author of the popular Sleep Medicine Pearls, Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine is a concise, clinically focused alternative to larger sleep medicine references. A recipient of the 2010 AASM Excellence in Education award, Dr. Berry is exceptionally well qualified to distill today's most essential sleep medicine know-how in a way that is fast and easy to access and apply in your practice.


Sleep Medicine

Hardbound, 672 Pages

Published: August 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0326-9


  • 1 Sleep Stages and Basic Sleep Monitoring
    2 Technology of Sleep Monitoring
    3 Scoring Sleep Stages and Arousals in Adults
    4 Biocalibration, Artifacts, and Common Variants of Sleep
    5 Scoring Sleep stages and Arousals in Children
    6 Sleep Architecture Parameters and Normative Data
    7 Monitoring Respiration - Technology and Techniques
    8 Monitoring Respiration - Event Definitions and Examples
    9 Cardiac Monitoring and Scoring Rules
    10 Monitoring of Sleep Related Movements
    11 Portable monitoring, Actigraphy, Sleep Diary, pH Monitoring
    12 MSLT and MWT
    13 Case Studies in use of the MSLT
    14 Evaluation of the Sleepy Patient
    15 Sleep and Respiratory physiology
    16 Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults
    17 PAP treatment of OSA
    18 Non-PAP treatment of OSA
    19 Central Sleep Apnea
    20 Complex Sleep Apnea and Hypoventilation Syndromes
    21 Sleep and Chronic Lung Disease
    22 Neurobiology of Sleep
    23 Hypersomnias of Central Origin
    24 Sleep Related Movement Disorders
    25 Evaluation of the Patient with Insomnia
    26 Insomnias
    27 Behavioral Sleep Disorders of Children
    28 Circadian Rhythm Physiology
    29 Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
    30 Clinical EEG and video EEG
    31 Parasomnias
    32 Care Studies in Parasomnias
    33 Sleep Related Epilepsy
    34 Sleep and Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders
    35 Sleep and GI physiology and associated Disorders
    36 Sleep and Endocrine physiology
    37 Sleep and Medical Conditions
    38 Sleep and Neurological Conditions
    39 Glossary


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