Primary Care Sleep Medicine

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This book provides a state-of-the-art, comprehensive overview of the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. It details evidence-based practice recommendations using parameters primarily developed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The book offers a thorough and extensive board review for specialization in sleep medicine and supports primary care clinicians in appropriately using sleep diagnostic testing results in clinical practice.


Sleep disorders in primary care: evidence-based clinical practice.
James F. Pagel, M.S., M.D. Epidemiology of Sleep. Lauren Hale, Ph.D.
Assessment of Insomnia, Edward J Stepanski, PhD, Cognitive-Behavioral
Therapy Approaches for Insomnia. Edward J Stepanski, PhD.
Pharmacological Treatment of Insomnia. James M. Parish, MD, FCCP.
Determinants and Measurements of Daytime Sleepiness. Neil S. Freedman,
MD, FCCP. Central Sleep Apnea: Implications for the Failing Heart.
Virend K. Somers, MD, PhD. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Clinical
Presentation. Charles W. Atwood, Jr., MD, FCCP

Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome: Epidemiology and Pathogenesis
Brian A Boehlecke, MD, MSPH, FCCP

Evidence and Mechanisms Linking Obstructive Sleep Apnea to
Cardiovascular Disease
Virend K. Somers, MD, PhD

Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Surgical and Alternative
James M Parish, MD, FCCP

Positive Airway Pressure Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea
Neil Freedman, MD, FCCP

Oral Appliances for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Donald A Falace, DMD

Medicolegal Aspects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome
Brian A. Boehlecke, MD, MSPH, FCCP

Overview of the Treatment of Obesity
Neil S Freedman, MD, FCCP

Sleep in Patients with Pulmonary Disease
Susan M. Harding, MD, FCCP

Pediatric Sleep I: Normal Sleep and Nonrespiratory Sleep Complaints:
Infancy Through Adolescence
David M. Hiestand MD, PhD

Pediatric Sleep II: Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing
David M. Hiestand MD, PhD

Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Women
F. C. Baker, K. A. Lee, and R. Manber

Parasomnia in adults
Ruth M. Benca, M.D., Ph.D.,

The Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Narcolepsy
Lois E. Krahn, MD

Mental Disorders Associated With Disturbed Sleep
Lois E. Krahn, MD

Sleep and Esophagus
Susan M. Harding, MD, FCCP

Circadian Rhythm Disorders
Lois E. Krahn, MD

Donald A. Falace, DMD

Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements
Michael J. Thorpy, M.D.,

Introduction to Polysomnography
Bashir A. Chaudhary MBBS, FCCP

Portable Monitoring
Charles W. Atwood, Jr, MD, FCCP

Correct CPT Coding, Billing, and Documentation in Sleep Medicine
Barbara A Phillips, MD, MSPH, FCCP


From the reviews:
"'A high-quality, up-to-date background that will support the primary care physician in appropriately utilizing sleep diagnostic testing' as part of clinical practice. ... The topics covered are appropriate for generalist physicians, and include the type of material that one would expect in a book that surveys the field of sleep medicine. ... a useful introductory textbook that will serve as a handy reference for generalist physicians, and it will assist physicians in the recognition, evaluation, and management of patients who have sleep abnormalities." (Robert P Blankfield, Respiratory Care, Vol. 52 (12), 2007)
"Primary Care Sleep Medicine: A Practical Guide ... provides primary care physicians with a suitable introduction to sleep medicine as well as with the basic knowledge reasonably necessary to recognize and treat the most common sleep disorders they will encounter in clinic. ... Drs Pagel and Pandi-Perumal provide a 334-page book that comprises 29 chapters with an index. ... To its credit, appropriate citations from peer-reviewed literature and practice guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine are scattered throughout the book." (A. Y. Avidan and R. K. Malhotra, JAMA, Vol. 198, 2007)
EAN: 9781588299925
ISBN: 1588299929
Untertitel: A Practical Guide. 1, black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Humana Press Inc.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2007
Seitenanzahl: 352 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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