Sleep Disorders Medicine

3rd Edition

Basic Science, Technical Considerations, and Clinical Aspects, Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Sudhansu Chokroverty
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750675840
eBook ISBN: 9780702039089
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th July 2009
Page Count: 750

Description

Dr. Sudhansu Chokroverty—a world-recognized expert in sleep medicine—presents the third edition of Sleep Disorders Medicine for the latest developments in this rapidly expanding specialty, with coverage of neuroscience and clinical application. In addition to summarizing basic science and important technological aspects of diagnosis and treatment, this edition presents new chapters—on sleep and memory consolidation, neuroimaging, and more—in a color layout that makes it easy to access the latest advances in the field. The text’s manageable size and logical, multi-disciplinary approach make it the right choice for newcomers and experienced clinicians alike.

Key Features

  • Covers all aspects of sleep medicine in a practical, logical format divided into three sections: the basic science of sleep physiology, neuroanatomy, and biochemistry; the technical methods of recording; and a clinical approach to patients with sleep complaints.
  • Represents the breadth of knowledge across disciplines through the contributions of 50 prominent names in the field of sleep medicine.
  • Provides a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders with coverage of related fields such as pulmonology, otolaryngology, and psychiatry.
  • Includes a Glossary of Terms adapted from the American Sleep Disorders Association for quick reference to the sleep terminology used throughout the text.

Details

No. of pages:
750
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780702039089
eBook ISBN:
9780323245746
Hardcover ISBN:
9780750675840

About the Authors

Sudhansu Chokroverty Author

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