Key Features

  • The ultimate reference source for clinical neurophysiologists on disorders of sleep.
  • Volume in a prestigious series published in association with the International Federation of clinical Neurophysiology.
  • International contributor list drawn from around the world.
  • Discusses physiology, techniques used in clinical neurophysiology, and disorders of sleep.

Table of Contents

Section 1 The physiology of sleep. NREM-REM sleep.
Section 2. An overview of polysomnography. Multiple sleep latency test. Maintenance of wakefulness test. Actigraphy. The Oxford sleep resistance test. The cyclical alternating pattern (CAP) in human sleep. Scalp topography and cortical generators of the spectral components of the cyclical alternating pattern (CAP). Quantitative analysis of the sleep elctro-encephalogram. Evoked potentials during non-REM sleep.
Section 3. Epidemiology of sleep disorders. Narcolepsy. The syndromes of excessive daytime sleepiness. Obstructive sleep apnea. Central sleep apnea. Neuromuscular disorders. Arousal parasomnia. REM behavior disorder. Sleep and dementia. Nocturnal manifestations of waking movement disorders - focus on Parkinson's Disease. Restless leg and periodic limb movement in sleep. Sleep and epilepsy. Sleep-related erections. Primary insomnia. Psychiatric insomnia. Circadian rhythm sleep disorders. Sleep and headache. Sleep and autonomic nervous system dysfunction.

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Electronic ISBN:
9780444529305
Print ISBN:
9780444515179

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