Volume 4-3. Polysomnography, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics

1st Edition

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  • Print ISBN 9781437712735

Description

Topics include: The History of Polysomnography and Sleep Technology, Generating a Signal: Biopotentials, Amplifiers and Filters, Recording sleep; Electrodes, 10/20 Recording system and sleep system specifications, Staging sleep, Respiratory monitoring equipment and detection of respiratory events, Differentiating Nocturnal Movements; Leg movements, Parasomnias and Seizures, Cardiac monitoring during sleep, Determination of Sleepiness – MWT & MSLT, Pediatric Polysomnography, PSG features of medical and psychiatric disorders and their treatments, Artifacts and Troubleshooting, Portable Monitoring, PAP titration, The Future of Sleep and Circadian Testing

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781437712735

About the authors

Douglas B. Kirsch

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Regional Medical Director, Greater Boston, USA