Review of Sleep Medicine

Review of Sleep Medicine
Author: Alon Y. Avidan
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 831
Release: 2017-09
ISBN 10: 9780323462167
ISBN 13: 0323462162
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Review of Sleep Medicine Book Review:

Successfully review sleep medicine whether you plan to improve your sleep medicine competency skills or prepare for the Sleep Medicine Certification Exam with this expanded review-and-test workbook that includes more than 1,400 interactive questions and answers online. Now in full color throughout, Review of Sleep Medicine, 4th Edition, by Dr. Alon Y. Avidan, features a new, high-yield format designed to help you make the most of your study time, using figures, polysomnography tracings, EEG illustrations, sleep actigraphy and sleep diaries, tables, algorithms, and key points to explain challenging topics. The text is fully searchable online and features hundreds of interactive questions and answers in study and timed practice modes, making this the ideal resource for ABSM exam preparation. Includes concise summaries of all aspects of sleep medicine clinical summaries from epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnostic techniques, treatment strategies and prognostic implications. Provides a library of assessment questions with comprehensive explanations to help you identify the reasoning behind each answer and think logically about the problems. Offers the expertise of a multidisciplinary global team of experts including sleep researchers, multispecialty sleep clinicians, and educators. The unique strength of this educational resource is its inclusion of all sleep subspecialties from neurology to pulmonary medicine, psychiatry, internal medicine, clinical psychology, and Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Perfect for sleep medicine practitioners, sleep medicine fellows and trainees, allied health professionals, nurse practitioners, sleep technologists, and other health care providers as review tool, quick reference manual, and day-to-day resource on key topics in sleep medicine. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Provides a highly effective review with a newly condensed, outline format that utilizes full-color tables, figures, diagrams, and charts to facilitate quick recall of information. Includes new and emerging data on the function and theories for why we sleep, quality assessment in sleep medicine, and benefits and risks of sleep-inducing medications. Contains new chapters on sleep stage scoring, sleep phylogenic evolution and ontogeny, geriatric sleep disorders and quality measures in sleep medicine. Features an expanded online question bank with 1,400 questions and answers that mimic the ABMS sleep exam in style and format.

Review of Sleep Medicine E Book

Review of Sleep Medicine E Book
Author: Alon Y. Avidan
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 792
Release: 2017-06-29
ISBN 10: 0323473490
ISBN 13: 9780323473491
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Review of Sleep Medicine E Book Book Review:

Successfully review sleep medicine whether you plan to improve your sleep medicine competency skills or prepare for the Sleep Medicine Certification Exam with this expanded review-and-test workbook that includes more than 1,400 interactive questions and answers. Now in full color throughout, Review of Sleep Medicine, 4th Edition, by Dr. Alon Y. Avidan, features a new, high-yield format designed to help you make the most of your study time, using figures, polysomnography tracings, EEG illustrations, sleep actigraphy and sleep diaries, tables, algorithms, and key points to explain challenging topics. Includes concise summaries of all aspects of sleep medicine clinical summaries from epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnostic techniques, treatment strategies and prognostic implications. Provides a library of assessment questions with comprehensive explanations to help you identify the reasoning behind each answer and think logically about the problems. Offers the expertise of a multidisciplinary global team of experts including sleep researchers, multispecialty sleep clinicians, and educators. The unique strength of this educational resource is its inclusion of all sleep subspecialties from neurology to pulmonary medicine, psychiatry, internal medicine, clinical psychology, and Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Perfect for sleep medicine practitioners, sleep medicine fellows and trainees, allied health professionals, nurse practitioners, sleep technologists, and other health care providers as review tool, quick reference manual, and day-to-day resource on key topics in sleep medicine. Provides a highly effective review with a newly condensed, outline format that utilizes full-color tables, figures, diagrams, and charts to facilitate quick recall of information. Includes new and emerging data on the function and theories for why we sleep, quality assessment in sleep medicine, and benefits and risks of sleep-inducing medications. Contains new chapters on sleep stage scoring, sleep phylogenic evolution and ontogeny, geriatric sleep disorders and quality measures in sleep medicine.

Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine
Author: John M. Shneerson
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2009-02-12
ISBN 10: 1405178515
ISBN 13: 9781405178518
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Medicine Book Review:

On average people spend one third of their life sleeping. An understanding of the physiology and pathophysiological changes that take place during this time is, therefore, essential to the medical care of patients. Sleep disorders can arise from a variety of causes including respiratory, psychiatric and neurological conditions, as well as pain and lifestyle changes. Consequently, their understanding is pertinent to a wide range of clinicians who require an overview of their diagnosis and treatment. Written by one of the UK's leading authorities on sleep medicine, Sleep Medicine: A Guide to Sleep and its Disorders presents a practical guide to the clinical problems related to sleep disorders. An experienced author, John Shneerson writes concisely and presents the information in a most accessible way. The text is clearly organised and full use has been made of tables and line diagrams. Whilst the body of the text is clinical in approach, the scientific basis of sleep and sleep medicine and the technical aspects of sleep investigations are explained fully. The book is divided into three sections. The first group of chapters considers the fundamentals of sleep, the effects of drugs on sleep and how to assess sleep complaints. The main body of the book consists of chapters on individual sleep disorders. Each of these has a structured approach, outlining both assessment and treatment. Insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness, awareness during sleep and behavioural abnormalities are covered. The final chapters deal with the important respiratory consequences of upper airway dysfunction, changes in the control of breathing during sleep and the social implications of sleep problems. Sleep medicine is a fast developing discipline which interfaces with many of the medical specialties. Sleep Medicine: A Guide to Sleep and its Disorders enables doctors and other health professionals to access recent advances ensuring that their patients receive the optimum treatment for their sleep disorders.

Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine
Author: Teofilo Lee-Chiong
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2008-04-24
ISBN 10: 9780199719266
ISBN 13: 0199719268
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Medicine Book Review:

Sleep Medicine is one of the fastest growing fields of medicine and of strong interest to neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, pulmonologists, otolaryngologists, and the technologists who perform sleep studies. Almost all of the major medical centers in the US now have centers for sleep disorders. In 2007, sleep medicine will become an official medical subspecialty, with board examinations being administered by the American Board of Medical Specialties. Sleep Medicine: Essentials and Review will cover this new field by providing a book that can be used both as a practical, outline-style text for managing sleep disorders and as a "high yield" review for preparing for the sleep medicine board exam. In addition to the text, the author will include 150 board-type multiple choice questions with answers and explanations. Dr. Lee-Chiong is a major authority in the field and author of a comprehensive sleep medicine textbook.

Kryger s Sleep Medicine Review E Book

Kryger s Sleep Medicine Review E Book
Author: Meir H. Kryger,Russell Rosenberg,Douglas Kirsch
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 322
Release: 2019-02-20
ISBN 10: 0323654363
ISBN 13: 9780323654364
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Kryger s Sleep Medicine Review E Book Book Review:

Part of the trusted Kryger line of sleep medicine references, Kryger’s Sleep Medicine Review, 3rd Edition, tests your knowledge with over 1,000 questions and answers. This unique review tool follows the updated AASM exam blueprint, providing authoritative guidance and current information on every aspect of sleep medicine. It’s an invaluable resource for test prep and clinical practice, with updates to the classification system (ICSD3) and scoring manual, a new section on instrumentation, and questions related to key topics such as home sleep testing. Tests your knowledge with 540 in-book questions. All questions correspond to the blueprint of the newly updated AASM exam. Includes a new section on instrumentation and testing that covers electrical components and technical aspects of sleep devices as well as guidance on sleep study preparation and testing conditions. Features increased content on pediatrics and management of children transitioning into adulthood, with many new pediatric-specific cases and questions. Keys answers to the relevant sections of Dr. Kryger's Principles and Practices of Sleep Medicine as well as the Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Brings you up to date with recent changes in the exam through coverage of techniques for applying the new scoring rules, information on the latest classification definitions (ICSD-3), tips for passing the exam, and more.

Essentials of Sleep Medicine

Essentials of Sleep Medicine
Author: M. Safwan Badr
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2011-11-06
ISBN 10: 9781607617358
ISBN 13: 1607617358
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Sleep Medicine Book Review:

Sleep disorders represent a major portion of the chief complaints seen by pulmonologists and other physicians. Sleep apnea and hypopnea syndrome for example, are common disorders with significant adverse health consequences. Sleep apnea is associated with increased cardiovascular mortality, impaired quality of life and increased motor vehicle accidents. In addition, sleep apnea often co-exists with other chronic conditions including obesity, the metabolic syndrome, and tobacco use disorder. Patients with sleep-related conditions often present with non-specific complaints that require a broad and detailed knowledge of the wide range of sleep disorders. In Essentials of Sleep Medicine: An Approach for Clinical Pulmonology, a concise, evidence-based review of sleep medicine for the pulmonologist is presented. Providing a focused, scientific basis for the effects of sleep on human physiology, especially cardiac and respiratory physiology, chapters also outline a differential diagnosis for common sleep complaints and an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and management. This includes a review of the current standards of practice and of emerging technology and unresolved issues awaiting further research. Each chapter includes a summary of current research and outlines future research directions and issues. In all, Essentials of Sleep Medicine: An Approach for Clinical Pulmonology provides a clear diagnostic and management program for all the different sleep disorders, with a major focus on respiratory disorders of sleep, and includes key points and summaries. Developed by an international group of renowned authors, Essentials of Sleep Medicine: An Approach for Clinical Pulmonology is an invaluable resource for pulmonologists, respiratory care practitioners, polysomnographic technologists, graduate students, clinical researchers, and other health professionals seeking an in-depth review of sleep medicine.

The Sleep Solution

The Sleep Solution
Author: Manvir Bhatia
Publsiher: Random House India
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2016-11-17
ISBN 10: 9385990446
ISBN 13: 9789385990441
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sleep Solution Book Review:

Why do we sleep? What causes insomnia? How many hours of sleep are adequate? Sleep is a complex phenomenon, and even though we spend one-third of our lives sleeping, there’s still very little that we know about it. In this path-breaking book on sleep, Dr Manvir Bhatia, one of the country’s top sleep specialists, sheds light on the fascinating connection between sleep and the brain, sleep and beauty, and sleep and weight, among other things. From delving into common sleep problems and weird phenomena observed in sleep like sexsomnia, narcolepsy (falling asleep at random times) and sleep apnea (pauses in breathing during sleep) to the specific tools needed to ensure good sleep, The Sleep Solution is the go-to book for all your sleep-related problems. ‘Don't go to bed without reading this’—Suhel Seth ‘Grab this book, absorb it and then sleep deep’—Dilip Cherian

Therapy in Sleep Medicine E Book

Therapy in Sleep Medicine E Book
Author: Teri J. Barkoukis,Jean K. Matheson,Richard Ferber,Karl Doghramji
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 816
Release: 2011-10-31
ISBN 10: 1455723304
ISBN 13: 9781455723300
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Therapy in Sleep Medicine E Book Book Review:

Therapy in Sleep Medicine, by Drs. Teri J. Barkoukis, Jean K. Matheson, Richard Ferber, and Karl Doghrami, provides the clinically focused coverage you need for rapid diagnosis and effective treatment of sleep disorders. A multidisciplinary team of leading authorities presents the latest on sleep breathing disorders (including obstructive sleep apnea), neuropharmacology, parasomnias, neurologic disorders affecting sleep, sleep therapy for women, sleep therapy in geriatric patients, controversies, and future trends in therapy in a highly illustrated, easy-to-follow format. Diagnose and treat patients effectively with complete coverage of the full range of sleep disorders. Find diagnostic and treatment information quickly and easily thanks to a highly illustrated, easy-to-read format that highlights key details. Stay current on discussions of hot topics, including sleep breathing disorders (including obstructive sleep apnea), neuropharmacology, parasomnias, neurologic disorders affecting sleep, sleep therapy for women, sleep therapy in geriatric patients, controversies, and future trends in therapy. Tap into the expertise of a multidisciplinary team of leading authorities for well-rounded, trusted guidance.

Sleep Medicine in Clinical Practice Second Edition

Sleep Medicine in Clinical Practice  Second Edition
Author: Michael H. Silber,Lois E. Krahn,Timothy I. Morgenthaler
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 342
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 1616310057
ISBN 13: 9781616310059
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Medicine in Clinical Practice Second Edition Book Review:

Co-authored by a neurologist, a psychiatrist, and a pulmonologist, Sleep Medicine in Clinical Practice reflects the cross-disciplinary nature in the clinical management of sleep disorders. The authors present an overview of sleep medicine including the physiological basis of sleep, diagnostic tools and possible therapeutic strategies, emphasizing throughout the role of the clinician in diagnosing and managing disease. A practical reference for the busy physician, Sleep Medicine in Clinical Practice includes chapters on the assessment and diagnosis of sleep disorders, conditions such as narcolepsy and sleep apnea, the management of insomnia and a selection on co-existent neurologic conditions such as epilepsy and dementia. It will be of interest to sleep medicine specialists and trainees as well as neurologists, pulmonologists, psychiatrists and internists.

Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine E Book

Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine E Book
Author: Richard B. Berry
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2011-08-02
ISBN 10: 1455711233
ISBN 13: 9781455711239
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine E Book Book Review:

Written by Richard Berry, MD, author of the popular Sleep Medicine Pearls, Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine is a concise, clinically focused alternative to larger sleep medicine references. A recipient of the 2010 AASM Excellence in Education award, Dr. Berry is exceptionally well qualified to distill today's most essential sleep medicine know-how in a way that is fast and easy to access and apply in your practice. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Get clear guidance on applying the AASM scoring criteria. Reinforce your knowledge with more than 350 review questions. Get the answers you need quickly thanks to Dr. Berry's direct and clear writing style. Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, including videos demonstrating parasomnias, leg kicks, and more.

Geriatric Sleep Medicine

Geriatric Sleep Medicine
Author: Alon Y. Avidan,Cathy Alessi
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2008-09-24
ISBN 10: 142005869X
ISBN 13: 9781420058697
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geriatric Sleep Medicine Book Review:

Geared toward sleep specialists, neurologists, geriatricians, and psychiatrists, Geriatric Sleep Medicine presents the most current medical research for the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in the older patient. Focused on the prevention of chronic geriatric sleep disorders, this text examines: the most recent and up-to-date classification information of sleep disorders from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine current algorithms for the evaluation and management of sleep disorders (e.g., insomnia, sleep apnea, parasomnia, hypersomnia, restless legs syndrome) in older adults both pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments Geriatric Sleep Medicine also explores special topics of interest to clinicians, including sleep problems post-menopause, in the nursing home setting, and at the end stages of life.

Sleep and Mental Illness

Sleep and Mental Illness
Author: S. R. Pandi-Perumal,Milton Kramer
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2010-04-01
ISBN 10: 1139483706
ISBN 13: 9781139483704
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep and Mental Illness Book Review:

The diagnosis of mental illness is frequently accompanied by sleep problems; conversely, people experiencing sleep problems may subsequently develop mental illness. Sleep and Mental Illness looks at this close correlation and considers the implications of research findings that have emerged in the last few years. Additionally, it surveys the essential concepts and practical tools required to deal with sleep and co-morbid psychiatric problems. The volume is divided into three main sections: basic science, neuroendocrinology, and clinical science. Included are over 30 chapters on topics such as neuropharmacology, insomnia, depression, dementia, autism, and schizophrenia. Relevant questionnaires for the assessment of sleep disorders, including quality-of-life measurement tools, are provided. There is also a summary table of drugs for treating sleep disorders. This interdisciplinary text will be of interest to clinicians working in psychiatry, behavioral sleep medicine, neurology, pulmonary and critical care medicine.

The Nocturnal Brain

The Nocturnal Brain
Author: Dr. Guy Leschziner
Publsiher: St. Martin's Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2019-07-23
ISBN 10: 125020271X
ISBN 13: 9781250202710
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Nocturnal Brain Book Review:

A renowned neurologist shares the true stories of people unable to get a good night’s rest in The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep, a fascinating exploration of the symptoms and syndromes behind sleep disorders. For Dr. Guy Leschziner’s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body. Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep—and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares. Demoniac hallucinations frighten people into paralysis. Restless legs rock both the sleepless and their sleeping partners with unpredictable and uncontrollable kicking. Out-of-sync circadian rhythms confuse the natural body clock’s days and nights. Then there are the extreme cases. A woman in a state of deep sleep who gets dressed, unlocks her car, and drives for several miles before returning to bed. The man who has spent decades cleaning out kitchens while “sleep-eating.” The teenager prone to the serious, yet unfortunately nicknamed Sleeping Beauty Syndrome stuck in a cycle of excessive unconsciousness, binge eating, and uncharacteristic displays of aggression and hypersexuality while awake. With compassionate stories of his patients and their conditions, Dr. Leschziner illustrates the neuroscience behind our sleeping minds, revealing the many biological and psychological factors necessary in getting the rest that will not only maintain our physical and mental health, but improve our cognitive abilities and overall happiness.

Sleep Medicine Pearls

Sleep Medicine Pearls
Author: Richard B. Berry,Mary H. Wagner
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 690
Release: 2014-09-16
ISBN 10: 9781455770519
ISBN 13: 1455770515
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Medicine Pearls Book Review:

This second edition by noted sleep medicine authority Richard B. Berry presents 100 cases that review key elements in the evaluation and management of patients with a wide variety of sleep disorders. Sleep disorders are among the most frequent health complaints physicians encounter: one third of adults experience occasional or persistent sleep problems. These disorders become a major health problem when they impair daytime functioning. A glossary is provided for sleep and sleep lab terminology The "pearls, " distillations of the key information for each case are always a key feature of books in the Pearls Series® All cases are real clinical cases compiled by the author, not theoretical 10 completely new cases have been added In addition to the cases, there are 22 sections presenting the Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine which better acquaint readers with the basic elements of sleep medicine All first edition cases have been substantially revised and rewritten Many new illustrations and sleep tracings have been added The glossary has been expanded and updated to reflect latest terminology

Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2006-10-13
ISBN 10: 0309101115
ISBN 13: 9780309101110
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation Book Review:

Clinical practice related to sleep problems and sleep disorders has been expanding rapidly in the last few years, but scientific research is not keeping pace. Sleep apnea, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome are three examples of very common disorders for which we have little biological information. This new book cuts across a variety of medical disciplines such as neurology, pulmonology, pediatrics, internal medicine, psychiatry, psychology, otolaryngology, and nursing, as well as other medical practices with an interest in the management of sleep pathology. This area of research is not limited to very young and old patientsâ€"sleep disorders reach across all ages and ethnicities. Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation presents a structured analysis that explores the following: Improving awareness among the general public and health care professionals. Increasing investment in interdisciplinary somnology and sleep medicine research training and mentoring activities. Validating and developing new and existing technologies for diagnosis and treatment. This book will be of interest to those looking to learn more about the enormous public health burden of sleep disorders and sleep deprivation and the strikingly limited capacity of the health care enterprise to identify and treat the majority of individuals suffering from sleep problems.

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep
Author: Wallace B. Mendelson
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2018-02-14
ISBN 10: 022638733X
ISBN 13: 9780226387338
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Science of Sleep Book Review:

We often hear that humans spend one third of their lives sleeping—and most of us would up that fraction if we could. Whether we’re curling up for a brief lunchtime catnap, catching a doze on a sunny afternoon, or clocking our solid eight hours at night, sleeping is normally a reliable way to rest our heads and recharge our minds. And our bodies demand it: without sufficient sleep, we experience changes in mood, memory loss, and difficulty concentrating. Symptoms of sleep deprivation can be severe, and we know that sleep is essential for restoring and rejuvenating muscles, tissue, and energy. And yet, although science is making remarkable inroads into the workings and functions of sleep, many aspects still remain a mystery. In The Science of Sleep, sleep expert Wallace B. Mendelson explains the elements of human sleep states and explores the variety of sleep disorders afflicting thousands of people worldwide. Mendelson lays out the various treatments that are available today and provides a helpful guide for one of life’s most important activities. By offering the first scientific yet accessible account of sleep science, Mendelson allows readers to assess their personal relationships with sleep and craft their own individual approaches to a comfortable and effective night’s rest. Addressing one of the major public health issues of the day with cutting-edge research and empathetic understanding, The Science of Sleep is the definitive illustrated reference guide to sleep science.

Clinical Sleep Medicine

Clinical Sleep Medicine
Author: Emmanuel H. During, M.D.,Clete A. Kushida, M.D., Ph.D.
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2020-07-29
ISBN 10: 1615373004
ISBN 13: 9781615373000
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Sleep Medicine Book Review:

This guide features the most up-to-date information and latest guidelines and summarizes the pathophysiological mechanisms, epidemiology, clinical presentations, and management of the six principal categories of adult and pediatric sleep disorders: insomnia, hypersomnia, sleep-disordered breathing, circadian disorders, parasomnias, and sleep-related movement disorders.

Sleep Medicine Essentials

Sleep Medicine Essentials
Author: Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2011-10-07
ISBN 10: 1118210727
ISBN 13: 9781118210727
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Medicine Essentials Book Review:

Based on the highly acclaimed Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook, this is a concise, convenient, practical, and affordable handbook on sleep medicine. It consists of forty topic-focused chapters written by a panel of international experts covering a range of topics including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, parasomnias, circadian sleep disorders, sleep in the elderly, sleep in children, sleep among women, and sleep in the medical, psychiatric, and neurological disorders. It serves as an effective Sleep Medicine board examination review, and every chapter includes sample boards -style questions for test preparation and practice.

Sleep Disorders Medicine

Sleep Disorders Medicine
Author: Sudhansu Chokroverty
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 516
Release: 2013-10-22
ISBN 10: 1483165191
ISBN 13: 9781483165196
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Disorders Medicine Book Review:

Sleep Disorders Medicine: Basic Science, Technical Considerations, and Clinical Aspects presents the scientific basis for understanding sleep. This book provides information on the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of sleep disorders. Organized into 28 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the cerebral activity of wakefulness and the cerebral activity of sleep. This text then discusses the effects on mental and physical health of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep, rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, and all sleep. Other chapters consider the neurophysiology and cellular pharmacology of sleep mechanisms. This book discusses as well the physiologic changes that occur in both the autonomic and somatic nervous system during sleep. The final chapter deals with the application of nasal continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive apnea in adults. This book is a valuable resource for neurologists, internists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, psychologists, neuroscientists, and general practitioners.

Wild Nights

Wild Nights
Author: Benjamin Reiss
Publsiher: Basic Books
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-03-07
ISBN 10: 0465094856
ISBN 13: 9780465094851
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wild Nights Book Review:

Why the modern world forgot how to sleep Why is sleep frustrating for so many people? Why do we spend so much time and money managing and medicating it, and training ourselves and our children to do it correctly? In Wild Nights, Benjamin Reiss finds answers in sleep's hidden history--one that leads to our present, sleep-obsessed society, its tacitly accepted rules, and their troubling consequences. Today we define a good night's sleep very narrowly: eight hours in one shot, sealed off in private bedrooms, children apart from parents. But for most of human history, practically no one slept this way. Tracing sleep's transformation since the dawn of the industrial age, Reiss weaves together insights from literature, social and medical history, and cutting-edge science to show how and why we have tried and failed to tame sleep. In lyrical prose, he leads readers from bedrooms and laboratories to factories and battlefields to Henry David Thoreau's famous cabin at Walden Pond, telling the stories of troubled sleepers, hibernating peasants, sleepwalking preachers, cave-dwelling sleep researchers, slaves who led nighttime uprisings, rebellious workers, spectacularly frazzled parents, and utopian dreamers. We are hardly the first people, Reiss makes clear, to chafe against our modern rules for sleeping. A stirring testament to sleep's diversity, Wild Nights offers a profound reminder that in the vulnerability of slumber we can find our shared humanity. By peeling back the covers of history, Reiss recaptures sleep's mystery and grandeur and offers hope to weary readers: as sleep was transformed once before, so too can it change today.