Editor: Octavian C. Ioachimescu

Contemporary Sleep Medicine-For Physicians

eBook: US $49 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $143
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $196
ISBN: 978-1-60805-836-5 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-153-3 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2011
DOI: 10.2174/97816080515331110101


Contemporary Sleep Medicine should be of interest to a large number of readers interested in sleep medicine. It is divided into two parts – one for patients or simple readers and another for physicians or advanced readers. The Ebook explores new research grounds for sleep disorders. These include novel methodologies for epidemiological research and strategies for curing individuals who suffer from sleep disorders. The volumes seek to update interested readers on the latest advances in the uncharted territory of sleep medicine.

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Guest Editor's Foreword

- Pp. i
Teofilo Lee-Chiong
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Editor's Preface

- Pp. ii-iii (2)
Octavian Ioachimescu
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List of Contributors

- Pp. iv-vi (2)
Octavian C. Ioachimescu, Teofilo Lee-Chiong
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Famous Quotes about Sleep

- Pp. vii-ix (3)
Octavian C. Ioachimescu, Teofilo Lee-Chiong
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Why Do We Sleep? Human Sleep: Neurobiology and Function

- Pp. 3-13 (11)
J. Shirine Allam, Christian Guilleminault
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Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders

- Pp. 14-39 (26)
Mihai Teodorescu, Rahul Kakkar
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Sleep History and Physical Examination

- Pp. 40-48 (9)
David A. Schulman
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Sleep Testing and Monitoring

- Pp. 49-57 (9)
Kumar S. Budur
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Snoring and Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome

- Pp. 58-70 (13)
Kannan Ramar, Eric J. Olson
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

- Pp. 71-110 (40)
Arman Qamar, Kavitha S. Kotha, Octavian C. Ioachimescu
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Central Sleep Apnea

- Pp. 111-120 (10)
Naveen Kanathur, John Harrington, Vipin Malik, Teofilo Lee- Chiong
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Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

- Pp. 121-136 (16)
Stephen W. Littleton, Babak Mokhlesi
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- Pp. 137-155 (19)
Lina Fine, Boris Dubrovsky, Arthur J. Spielman
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Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

- Pp. 156-181 (26)
Saiprakash B. Venkateshiah
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- Pp. 182-192 (11)
Emmanuel Mignot
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Idiopathic Hypersomnia

- Pp. 193-200 (8)
Dan Cohen, Asim Roy, Randip Singh
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Sleep-Related Movement Disorders

- Pp. 201-219 (19)
Brian Koo
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- Pp. 220-225 (6)
Kumar S. Budur
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Sleep and Aging

- Pp. 226-246 (21)
Yohannes Endeshaw
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Medications and Sleep

- Pp. 247-258 (12)
Francoise J. Roux, Meir H. Kryger
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Sleep and Cardiovascular Disorders

- Pp. 259-272 (14)
J. Shirine Allam
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Sleep and Metabolic Syndrome

- Pp. 273-301 (29)
Alexander Babayeuski, Octavian C. Ioachimescu
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Sleep Apnea and Cerebrovascular Disorders

- Pp. 302-310 (9)
Henry Klar Yaggi
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Sleep and Epilepsy

- Pp. 311-322 (12)
Silvia Neme-Mercante, Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
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Pediatric Sleep Issues

- Pp. 323-335 (13)
Paul R. Carney, Sachin S. Talathi, James D. Geyer
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- Pp. 336-340 (5)
Octavian C. Ioachimescu
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