Polysomnography, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics

By

  • Lawrence J. Epstein, MD
  • Douglas B. Kirsch, MD, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Regional Medical Director, Greater Boston, USA

Topics include: The History of Polysomnography and Sleep Technology, Generating a Signal: Biopotentials, Amplifiers and Filters, Recording sleep; Electrodes, 10/20 Recording system and sleep system specifications, Staging sleep, Respiratory monitoring equipment and detection of respiratory events, Differentiating Nocturnal Movements; Leg movements, Parasomnias and Seizures, Cardiac monitoring during sleep, Determination of Sleepiness – MWT & MSLT, Pediatric Polysomnography, PSG features of medical and psychiatric disorders and their treatments, Artifacts and Troubleshooting, Portable Monitoring, PAP titration, The Future of Sleep and Circadian Testing
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Book information

  • Published: September 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1273-5