Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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  • Meir Kryger, MD. FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Thomas Roth, PhD, Director, Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI; Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan College of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI
  • William Dement, MD, PhD, Lowell W. and Josephine Q. Berry Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Sleep Disorders Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 5th Edition, by Meir H. Kryger, MD, FRCPC, Thomas Roth, PhD, and William C. Dement, MD, PhD, delivers the comprehensive, dependable guidance you need to effectively diagnose and manage even the most challenging sleep disorders. Updates to genetics and circadian rhythms, occupational health, sleep in older people, memory and sleep, physical examination of the patient, comorbid insomnias, and much more keep you current on the newest areas of the field. A greater emphasis on evidence-based approaches helps you make the most well-informed clinical decisions. And, a new more user-friendly, full color format - both in print and online, lets you find the answers you need more quickly and easily. Whether you are preparing for the new sleep medicine fellowship examination, or simply want to offer your patients today's best care, this is the one resource to use!
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Sleep Specialists, Pulmonologists & Neurologists


Book information

  • Published: November 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-6645-3


"This is an updated edition of the authoritative and comprehensive book on sleep medicine that is generally considered the bible in the field. As a textbook, it will be useful to trainees in the field of sleep medicine whether they are medical students, residents or sleep fellows. It will also benefit those in other specialties traditionally linked to sleep medicine such as pulmonary medicine, neurology, psychiatry, pediatrics, ENT, obstetrics and women's health, endocrinology, and cardiology. This book remains a valuable contribution to the field."

- Isabel Crisostomo, MD, Rush University Medical Center

5 Star - Doody Rating, March 2013