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Sleep Medicine in Clinical Practice, Second Edition 2nd Edition

Sleep Medicine in Clinical Practice, Second Edition 2nd Edition

 

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.

Editorial Reviews

Review

“Question: What do you get when a neurologist, pulmonologist, and psychiatrist from the Mayo Clinic get together? Answer: A really useful text on clinical aspects of sleep disorders.”
The Lancet, Volume 4, February 2005

“Extremely readable and accessible to the non-specialist … A comprehensive review of sleep medicine that is very informative, thought-provoking, and enjoyable to read.”
The Lancet, Volume 4, February 2005

“This is a very clearly written book with many illustrations, graphs, case vignettes, and succinct definitions. The authors have constructed an effective didactic tool that would serve well as the first reading material for anyone seeking information on sleep and its disorders.”
New England Journal of Medicine, February 2005

“This is an excellent book from which to learn basic sleep medicine; clinicians are likely to keep it on hand to respond to a wide assortment of sleep-related problems.”
New England Journal of Medicine, February 2005

“The book has an easy to read style, and the figures and the tables are clear … This book provides a useful introduction for neurologists and other physicians interested in sleep disorders.”
Journal of Neurology

“…a concise but very complete primer on the clinical problems and corresponding standard treatment strategies that compose the practice of sleep medicine.”
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“…a useful addition to the available general literature, suitable both as an overall introduction and as a quick reference for busy practitioners.”
American Journal of Psychiatry

“…a very clearly written book with many illustrations, graphs, case vignettes, and succinct definitions. The authors have constructed an effective didactic tool that would serve well as the first reading material for anyone seeking information on sleep and its disorders….highly recommended.”
New England Journal of Medicine

“This is an excellent reference for sleep clinicians. It concisely reviews topics of interest and emphasizes clinical presentations with sample case histories. It is a necessary update, incorporating newer therapies.”
Doody’s Review Service

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 342 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 2 edition (September 22, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1616310049
  • ISBN-13: 978-1616310042

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