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Review of Sleep Medicine

Here's an ideal refresher on the core information in the field of sleep medicine. It is a comprehensive review-and-test workbook for preparation of the Sleep Board exam that emphasizes the highlights of sleep medicine and recaps major points with figures, tables, and lists to guide readers. The second half is a mock examination for practice, which includes many polysomnogram segments and multiple epochs. Also included are 500 exam questions, a quick reference to drug effects relating to sleep medicine, and an appendix on sleep scoring basics.

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Published: June 2007

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7563-5

Contents

  • Section I. Highlights of Sleep Medicine

    1. Synopsis of Sleep Medicine

    2. Highlights of Sleep Neuroscience

    3. Sleep Physiology

    4. Sleep Breathing Disorders

    5. Cardiovascular Pathophysiology

    6. Hypersomnia Differential Pearls

    7. Insomnia Differential Pearls

    8. Evaluating Epilepsy

    9. Polysomnographic Technique: An Overview

    10. Medication Effects on Sleep

    11. Pearls of Pediatric Sleep

    Section II. Practice Exam for the Adventurous

    12. Normal Sleep Patterns

    13. Mechanisms of Sleep Neurosciences

    14. Cardiopulmonary Disorders

    15. Neurological Sleep Disorders

    16. Sleep-Wake Disorders

    17. Seizures

    18. Artifacts

    19. Pediatric Sleep Medicine

    20. Pharmacology Mechanisms

    21. Polysomnography Pearls

    22. Clinical Cases Studies I

    23. Clinical Cases Studies II

    24. Knowing Practice Parameters

    25. Sleep Journals Review

    Section III. Valuable Resources

    References

    Appendix: Sleep Scoring Basics

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