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Table of Contents

Section I. Background, Evaluation, and Monitoring

1. History and Literature of Sleep Medicine

2. Normal Sleep

3. Physiology of Sleep

Respiratory Physiology;
Cardiovascular Physiology;
Endocrine Physiology;
Gastrointestinal Physiology;
Circadian Rhythms;
Sleep Deprivation

4. Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology

5. Evaluation of Patients with Sleep Disorders

Obtaining a History;
Performing a Physical Examination;

6. Polysomnography

Indications;
Electroencephalography;
Respiratory Measurements

7. Other Diagnostic Tests in Sleep Medicine

Sleep Diaries;
Actigraphy;
Cephalometrics;
Blood Testing


Section II. Specific Sleep Disorders

8. Sleep-disordered Breathing and Primary Snoring

Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome (SAHS);
Primary Snoring

9. Central Sleep Apnea

10. Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia

Narcolepsy;
Idiopathic Hypersomnia

11. Shift Work and Sleep Phase Disorders

Shift Work Sleep Disorder;
Advanced Sleep-Phase Disorder;
Delayed Sleep-Phase Disorder;
Non 24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder;
Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern;
Jet Lag Syndrome

12. Insomnia

Primary Insomnia;
Secondary Insomnia;
Behavioral Therapy;
Pharmacologic Therapy;
Sleep Hygiene

13. REM Parasomnias

REM Behavior Disorder;
REM-associated Sustained Nocturnal Penile Erections;
REM Sleep-Related Sinus Arrest

14. Non-REM Parasomnias

Sleepwalking;
Sleeptalking;
Confusional Arousals;
Sleep Terrors

15. Sleep-Wake Transition Disorders

Rhythmic Movement Disorder;
Sleep Starts;
Nocturnal Leg Cramps

16. Other Parasomnias

Bruxism;
Sleep-Related Laryngospasm;
Nocturnal Paroxysmal Dystonia

17. Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

18. Dreaming


Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Hanley & Belfus
Print ISBN:
9781560535928
Electronic ISBN:
9781437720662