The ABC of Sleep Medicine PDF is a practical illustrated guide to sleep disorders which will give health professionals confidence in this complex area of diagnosis and management.
It explains the differences between normal and abnormal sleep and looks in depth at individual disorders such as sleep apnoea, insomnia, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome and the parasomnias, as well as sleep disorders as a comorbidity of neurodegenerative and psychiatric disease. Common sleep disorders in children are addressed in detail before concluding with an overview of pharmacological treatments and how commonly used drugs might affect sleep.
Description of ABC of Sleep Medicine PDF
Patients presenting with sleep-related symptoms are common in primary care, but assessing and managing these conditions can be difficult. ABC of Sleep Medicine is a practical illustrated guide to sleep disorders which will give health professionals confidence in this complex area of diagnosis and management.
This brand new addition to the ABC series will be a valuable resource for general practitioners, practice and specialist nurses, psychiatrists, and medical trainees in both primary care and neurology.
Paul Reading, Consultant Neurologist, Department of Neurology, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK and Department of Sleep Medicine, South Tees NHS Trust, UK. Following a neuroscience PhD thesis from Cambridge University, Dr Paul Reading completed his neurological training in Edinburgh and Newcastle before moving to the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, to work in a multi-disciplinary sleep unit. He has been running regular Neurology Sleep Clinics for 12 years alongside his general neurology workload. His particular interests are narcolepsy, abnormal sleep in neurodegenerative disease, and parasomnias. He is President of the British Sleep Society, the largest body in the UK for professionals involved in sleep medicine and science.
Doody’s Editorial Review
“This is a well-written, pithy guide to an overview of the basics of sleep medicine. It includes vivid illustrations andgraphics that make the book that much more pleasurable toread.” (Doody’s, 9 August 2013)
Table of Contents
Listed below are all the chapters and units in the ABC of Sleep Medicine PDF along with the page numbers:
- Preface vii
- 1 Normal versus Abnormal Sleep 1
- 2 Diagnosing Sleep Disorders 6
- 3 Excessive Daytime Sleepiness 12
- 4 Sleep Apnoea Syndromes 18
- 5 Insomnia 24
- 6 Secondary (co-morbid) Insomnia 29
- 7 The Parasomnias 33
- 8 Sleep Disorders in Children 38
- 9 Sleep in Neurodegenerative Disease 43
- 10 Sleep in Psychiatric Disease 47
- 11 Drugs Used in Sleep Medicine 51
- Index 57
Dimensions and Characters of ABC of Sleep Medicine PDF
- 66 Pages
- File Size: 4 MBs
- English Language
- 5-Star Rating
- ABC Series
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