Breathing Disorders in Sleep

1st Edition


  • Walter McNicholas
  • Eliot Phillipson
    • Print ISBN 9780702025105

    Table of Contents

    Part One Introduction
    1 Impact of Sleep on Respiration J Dempsey
    2 Assessment of the Sleepy Patient J Krieger
    Part Two Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
    3 Epidemiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea T Young
    4 Athogenesis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea D White
    5 Clinical Features of Sleep Apnea W Flemons
    6 Investigation and Diagnosis of Suspected Sleep Apnea K Strohl
    Part Three Management
    7 Management Options for Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea P Levy and J-L Pepin
    8 Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure C Sullivan
    9 Surgical Management A Sher
    10 Pharmacological Therapy of Sleep Apnea J Hedner
    11 Oral Devices for Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea J Fleetham
    12 Significance and Management of Snoring without Sleep Apnea V Hoffstein
    Part Four Complications
    13 Neuropsychiatric/Behavioural C Guileminault
    14 Cardiovascular Complications of Sleep Apnea J Stradling
    15 Hormonal and Metabolic Aspects of Sleep Apnea R Grunstein
    16 Morbidity, Mortality and Public Health Implications of Sleep Apnea S Redline
    Part Five Central Sleep Apnea
    17 Hypoventilation Disorders/Hyprcapnic CSA E Phillipson
    18 Normo/Hypocapnic CSA T Douglas Bradley
    Part Six Sleep Apnea in the Young and Elderly
    19 Sleep Apnea in Infants and Children C Gaultier
    20 The Elderly S Ancoli-Israel
    Part Seven Sleep in Other Respiratory Disorders
    21 Nocturnal Asthma N Douglas
    22 COPD W McNicholas
    23 Neuromuscular and Chest Wall Disorders R Grunstein
    24 Instertitial Lung Disease, Cystic Fibrosis and Other Respiratory Disorders P Calverley


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    About the authors

    Walter McNicholas

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director, Respiratory Sleep Disorders Unit, St Vincent's University Hospital, and Conway Institute for Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Ireland

    Eliot Phillipson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada