Atlas of Sleep Medicine

Atlas of Sleep Medicine

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2nd Edition - September 23, 2013

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  • Authors: Sudhansu Chokroverty, Robert Thomas
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455712687
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781455712670

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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!

Key Features

  • Confidently treat sleep-related breathing disorders with a practical step-by-step approach to positive pressure titration, summarizing merits, demerits, dangers, and limitations.
  • Observe, evaluate, and treat unusual, uncommon, and often unrecognized PSG patterns.

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 416
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2013
  • Published: September 23, 2013
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455712687
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781455712670

About the Authors

Sudhansu Chokroverty

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Department of Medicine; Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

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