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copertina di Clinical Companion to Sleep Disorders Medicine

Clinical Companion to Sleep Disorders Medicine

di Chokroverty  • 2000  • dettagli prodotto


This concise handbook includes information on the technical methods of recording for diagnosis and classification of sleep disorders, and a clinical approach to patients with sleep complaints. Also emphasized are in-depth descriptions of a variety of sleepdisorders and sleep disturbances following neurologic, medical, and psychiatric events. Recognition of the importance of sleep disorders has increased significantly and this is the ideal book for clinicians in a variety of disciplines who need to learn about the medicine of sleep disorders in order to best treat their patients. Table of Contents: An overview of sleep; Neurophysiological and neurochemical mechanisms of wakefulness and sleep; Physiological changes in sleep ;Polysomnography and related procedures; Measurement of sleepiness and alertness: Multiple sleep latency test and maintenance of wakefulness test; Sleep scoring technique; Classification and approach to a patient with sleep disorders; Epidemiology of sleep disorders; Genetics of sleep and sleep disorders; Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome; Insomnia; Narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia; Motor functions and dysfunctions of sleep; Sleep and neurological disorders; Sleep in psychiatric disorders; Sleep disturbances in other medical disorders; Circadian regulation of sleep and circadian sleep disorders; Parasomnias; Sleep disorders in the elderly; Pediatric sleep disorders; Sleep-related violence and forensic issues; Appendix; Glossary of Terms; Index


ISBN: 0750696877

Titolo: Clinical Companion to Sleep Disorders Medicine


Editore: Elsevier - Butterworth - Heinemann

Volume: Unico

Edizione: II 2000

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 21x27 cm

Pagine: 232

Peso: 0.4 kg