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Review of Sleep Medicine

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ISBN-10: 0750675632

ISBN-13: 9780750675635

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Teri J. Barkoukis, Alon Y. Avidan

List price: $110.00
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Here's an ideal refresher on the core information in the field of sleep medicine. It is a comprehensive review-and-test workbook for preparation of the Sleep Board exam that emphasizes the highlights of sleep medicine and recaps major points with figures, tables, and lists to guide readers. The second half is a mock examination for practice, which includes many polysomnogram segments and multiple epochs. Also included are 500 exam questions, a quick reference to drug effects relating to sleep medicine, and an appendix on sleep scoring basics. Enables the user to practice for the exam with the same type of questions used in the exam itself. Provides the busy clinician a succinct summary of all aspects of working up the sleep disordered patient Offers very comprehensive and thorough answers and rationals so the user will know the why and how to think logically about the problem. Additional coverage brings review book up to date with ASBM test material New chapters include: Sleep Breathing Disorders Cardiovascular Pathophysiology Evaluating Epilepsy Pearls of Pediatric Sleep Cardiopulmonary Disorders Neurological Sleep Disorders Sleep-Wake Disorders Clinical Case Studies II Knowing Practice Parameters Sleep Journals in Review
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 5/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Contributing Authors
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Highlights of Sleep Medicine
Sleep Medicine and the Boards
Highlights of Sleep Neuroscience
Sleep Physiology
Sleep Breathing Disorders
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology of Sleep Apnea
Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia of Central Origin: Diagnosis, Differential Pearls, and Management
Insomnia: Differential Pearls
Introduction to Electroencephalography
An Overview of Polysomnography
Effects of Drugs on Sleep
Pediatric Sleep-Wake Disorders
Practice Exams for the Adventurous
Normal Sleep Patterns
Mechanisms of Sleep Neuroscience
Cardiopulmonary Disorders
Neurological Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Wake Disorders
Electroencephalography
Artifacts
Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Sleep Pharmacology
Polysomnography Pearls
Polysomnography and Cases
Polysomnography Techniques
Cases
Clinical Case Studies I
Clinical Case Studies II
Clinical Case Studies III
Knowing Practice Parameters
Literature Review 2003-2006
Valuable Resources
Sleep Stage Scoring
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Index