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Synopsis of Sleep Medicine

1st Edition

Edited by S. R. Pandi-Perumal

Apple Academic Press

506 pages | 48 Color Illus. | 31 B/W Illus.

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Description

Sleep medicine encompasses an unusually board spectrum of contributions from biology, technology, and medicine. This volume summarizes the considerable mass of knowledge that has been accumulated in the field and imparts its major findings in a manner that is comprehensive yet not overwhelming. Edited by an eminent sleep researcher and with contributions from leading experts in the field, the volume provides a basic grounding in sleep medicine and covers the fascinating complexity of the field. It separates figure from ground for those who are newcomers to the field and who are seeking guideposts for further research.

Sleep problems are frequently co-morbid with other medical conditions, and clinicians need to be alert to this interconnectedness and to recognize which difficulties are primary and which are not. Synoposis of Sleep Medicine will be a valuable tool for clinicians in many specialties for addressing diagnostic problems in sleep medicine.

The volume is the first of its kind, rich yet comprehensive and focused and one that is sure to meet the needs of both basic and clinical research for some years to come.

Table of Contents

Neuroanatomy and Neuropharmacology of Sleep and Wakefulness

Pablo Torterolo, Jaime M. Monti, and Seithikurippu Pandi Perumal

Neuroendocrinology of Sleep and Wakefulness

Georges Copinschi

Neuroimmune Aspects of Sleep and Wakefulness

Adriano Zager and João Palermo-Neto

Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders

Irina Trosman and Anna Ivanenko

Current Classifications of the Sleep Disorders

Michael Thorpy

The Clinical Approach to the Patient with Sleep Disorders

Melatonin Signaling as a Link Between Sleep and Circadian Biology: Practical Implications

Daniel P. Cardinalia and Gregory M. Brown

Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

Lenise Jihe Kim, Sergio Tufik, and Monica Levy Andersen

Pharmacological Management of Insomnia

David N. Neubauer, Kenneth Buttoo, and S. R. Pandi-Perumal

Non-Pharmacological Management of Insomnia

Matthew Ebben and Forrest Armstrong

Sleep and Its Disorders in Women

Hrayr Attarian

Sleep and Anxiety Disorders

Malcolm Lader

Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders in Adults

Shaden O. Qasrawi, Ruwaida N. Al Ismaili, S. R. Pandi-Perumal, and Ahmed S. Bahammam

Surgical Options for Sleep Apnea

Adriana Martin, Tomasz Rogula, and Philip R. Schauer

Sleep and Chronic Kidney Disease

Camila Hirotsu, Sergio Tufik, and Monica Levy Andersen

Sleep Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia

Luciano Ribeiro Pinto Junior and Andrea Frota Bacelar Rêgo

Narcolepsy

Lawrence Scrima and Todd J. Swick

Fatigue Management

Tatyana Mollayeva and Colin M Shapiro

Forensic and Legal Aspects of Sleep Medicine

Kenneth Buttoo and Christian Guilleminault

Sleep and Dermatology

Camila Hirotsu, Rachel Gimenes Albuquerque, Sergio Tufik, and Monica Levy Andersen

Asthma and Sleep

Nahid Sherbini, Abdullah AL-Harbi, Mohammad Khan, and Hamdan Al-Jahdali

Sensory Processing in Sleep: An Approach from Animal to Human Data

Marisa Pedemonte, Eduardo Medina-Ferret, and Ricardo A. Velluti

Sleep in the Elderly: Normal and Abnormal

Adam B. Hernandez and Steven H. Feinsilver

Synopsis of Sleep in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

Margeaux M. Schade, Christopher E. Bauer, Colleen N. Warren, and Hawley E. Montgomery-Downs

Polysomnography I: Procedure and Technology

Ahmed S. Bahammam, Divinagracia E. Gacuan, Smitha George, Karen Lorraine Acosta, S. R.  Pandi-Perumal, and Ravi Gupta

Polysomnography II: Scoring

Ahmed S. Bahammam, Divinagracia E. Gacuan, Smitha George, Karen Lorraine Acosta, S. R.  Pandi-Perumal, and Ravi Gupta

About the Editor

S. R. Pandi-Perumal is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Somnogen Canada Inc., a Canadian corporation. A well-recognized sleep researcher both nationally and internationally, he has authored over 100 publications in the field of sleep and biological rhythms and has edited nearly 25 volumes related to sleep and biological rhythms research. His general area of research interest includes sleep and biological rhythms. He had an honorable mention in the New York Times in 2004, and the India International Friendship Society awarded him the Bharat Gaurav Award in 2013.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General