A reader friendly and quick reference guide for the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of sleep disorders, this resource covers the entire range of sleep medicine addressing only the most clinically relevant information for sleep disorders management. Each chapter presents a thoughtful course of action for diagnosis and treatment - detailing methods to obtain a sleep history, analyze physical exam findings, order blood work and testing, and apply the latest treatment modalities and follow-up regimens.
Table of Contents
Approach to the Patient with a Sleep Complaint. Diagnostic Procedures in Sleep Medicine. Insomnia: Difficulty Falling and Staying Asleep. Restless Leg Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder: Nightwalkers. Sleep Apnea: Snoring, Snorting and Trouble Breathing at Night. Treating Sleep Apnea: CPAP, Surgery, or Dental Appliances. Narcolepsy and Disorders of Excessive Sleepiness. Parasomnias: Strange Night-Time Events. Circadian Rhythms: Problems with the Body Clock. Sleep Problems in Children. Special Topics in Sleep. The Future of Sleep Medicine
"…a highly readable book withconcise, up to date information on the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders."