Sleep Medicine in Neurology: Neurology in Practice Template

Author: Douglas B. Kirsch


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  • ISBN: 9781444335514
  • Author: Douglas B. Kirsch
  • Publ Date: 2013-10-18
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 188
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 190458

Table of Contents :

Contributors vii
Series Foreword ix
Preface x
Acknowledgments xi
chapter 1 Introduction to Sleep Medicine 1 Douglas B. Kirsch
chapter 2 The History and Physical Examination of the Sleep Patient 8 Sheila C. Tsai
chapter 3 Subjective and Objective Sleep Testing 21 Martha E. Billings and Nathaniel F. Watson
chapter 4 Approach to a Patient with Excessive Daytime Sleepiness 31 Rajdeep Singh and Aatif M. Husain
chapter 5 Approach to a Patient with Narcolepsy 43 Ravichand Madala and Rodney A. Radtke
chapter 6 Evaluation and Medical Management of Sleep-Disordered Breathing 51 Mihaela H. Bazalakova and Lawrence J. Epstein
chapter 7 Surgical Management of Sleep-Disordered Breathing 64 Masayoshi Takashima, Jaime Gateno, Melinda Davis-Malessevich, and Robert Busch
chapter 8 Medical Co-morbidities Associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea 79 Emerson M. Wickwire and Scott G. Williams
chapter 9 Non-pharmacological Treatments of Insomnia and Circadian Rhythm Disorder: Special Focus on Neurology Patients 90 Mary Rose
chapter 10 Using Medications to Treat Insomnia 103 Andreea Andrei
chapter 11 Parasomnias: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment 112 Douglas B. Kirsch
chapter 12 Restless Legs Syndrome, Periodic Limb Movements, and Other Movement Disorders in Sleep 123 Raman Malhotra
chapter 13 Sleep and Neurological Disorders 134 Maryann C. Deak
chapter 14 Cognition, Driving, and Sleep 145 Makoto Kawai
chapter 15 Pediatric Sleep Medicine 153 Shalini Paruthi
Index 165


A new addition to the Neurology in Practice series, Sleep Medicine in Neurology is a practical guide for neurologists diagnosing and managing sleep disorders in their patients. As a part of the series, various feature boxes are highlighted throughout. "Tips and Tricks" give suggestions on how to improve outcomes through practical technique or patient questioning. In addition, "Caution" warning boxes supply helpful advice on how to avoid problems and 'Science Revisited' boxes offer quick reminders of the basic science principles necessary for understanding the presented concepts.

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EDITED BY Douglas B. Kirsch, MD, FAASM, Harvard Medical School andBrigham and Women s Hospital Boston, MA, USA


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