Atlas of Sleep Medicine , 2nd Edition

Author
By Sudhansu Chokroverty, MD, FRCP, FACP and Robert J. Thomas, MD, MMSc
ISBN
9781455712670
Publication Date
23-09-2013
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  • Confidently treat sleep-related breathing disorders with a practical step-by-step approach to positive pressure titration, summarizing merits, demerits, dangers, and limitations.
  • Observe, evaluate, and treat unusual, uncommon, and often unrecognized PSG patterns.

Effectively diagnose and manage adult and pediatric sleep disorders with help from Atlas of Sleep Medicine, the most comprehensive and detailed source of pictorial and video guidance available. A full-color design with an entirely new image collection and video segments facilitates the observation and interpretation of sleep-related events and recordings. Whether you are preparing for the sleep medicine fellowship examination, or simply want to offer your patients today's best care, this sleep medicine book is an ideal resource!


Key Features
  • Confidently treat sleep-related breathing disorders with a practical step-by-step approach to positive pressure titration, summarizing merits, demerits, dangers, and limitations.
  • Observe, evaluate, and treat unusual, uncommon, and often unrecognized PSG patterns.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9781455712670
Author Informaiton By Sudhansu Chokroverty, MD, FRCP, FACP, 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 and Robert J. Thomas, MD, MMSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Department of Medicine; Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Pp Authortext Chokroverty & Thomas
New to this Edition
  • See how clinical and PSG findings correlate in real time for various sleep disorders by watching video segments (new to this edition!) that show sleep movements and polysomnography data side by side.
  • Visually reinforce your understanding of circadian dysrhythmias through dynamic hypnograms and a tantalizing pictorial display.
  • Evaluate indications and choose appropriate dental appliances with step-by-step instruction and supporting video clips.
  • Address undesired phenomena that occur in association with sleep with eight new unique vignettes with associated videos including a variety of parasomnias, cataplexy, and death from obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Access the fully searchable text online including the complete image library, over two dozen videos, and more at Expert Consult.
Published Reviews "This is a significant contribution to the field of sleep medicine. It provides an update of the expanding field with text and illustrations, as well as video vignettes."-M. Isabel Crisostomo, MD(Rush University Medical Center) Doody Review: 83/100
Table of Content

1. Polysomnographic Recording Technique

2. Electroencephalography for the Sleep Specialist

3. Sleep Stages and Scoring Technique

4. Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Scoring

5. Basic Circadian Rhythms and Circadian Sleep Disorders

6. Hypnogram Analysis

7. Sleep-Related Movements and Scoring Techniques

8. Cardiac Arrhythmias

9. Uncommon, Atypical, and Often Unrecognized PSG Patterns

10. Motor Disorders During Sleep

11. Sleep and Epilepsy

12. Sleep Dysfunction and Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Miscellaneous Neurological Disorders

13. Neuroimaging Techniques

14. Specialized Techniques

14A. Multiple Sleep latency Testing

14B. Actigraphy

14C. Recommendations for Practical Use of Pulse Transit Time as a Tool for Respiratory Effort Measurements During Sleep and Microarousal Recognition

14D. The Cyclic Alternating Pattern

14E. Peripheral Arterial Tonometry

14F. The Electrocardiogram-Spectrogram

15. Positive Pressure Titration

16. Oral Appliances and Surgical Techniques for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Therapy

17. Pediatric Polysomnography

Appendix: Video Vignettes

Vignette 1: Narcolepsy: Unequivocal Diagnosis After Split-Screen, Video-Polysomnographic Analysis of a Prolonged Cataplectic Attack

Vignette 2: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associated With Cerebral Hypoxemia

Vignette 3: The Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder Leading to a Subdural Hemorrhage

Vignette 4: Isolated Sleep Paralysis: An REM- "Sleep" Polysomnographic Phenomenon as Documented With Simultaneous Clinical and Electrophysiologic Assessment

Vignette 5: Confusional Arousals

Vignette 6: Sleepwalking

Vignette 7: Hypnagogic Hallucination

Vignette 8: Sleep Terrors

E-SBN 9781455712687
Imprint Saunders
Publication Date 23-09-2013
Pages 398
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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