Review of Sleep Medicine (4th Revised edition)

Review of Sleep Medicine (4th Revised edition)

By: Alon Y. Avidan (author)Paperback

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Successfully review sleep medicine whether you plan to improve your sleep medicine competency skills or prepare for the Sleep Medicine Certification Exam with this expanded review-and-test workbook that includes more than 1,400 interactive questions and answers online. Now in full color throughout, Review of Sleep Medicine, 4th Edition, by Dr. Alon Y. Avidan, features a new, high-yield format designed to help you make the most of your study time, using figures, polysomnography tracings, EEG illustrations, sleep actigraphy and sleep diaries, tables, algorithms, and key points to explain challenging topics. The text is fully searchable online and features hundreds of interactive questions and answers in study and timed practice modes, making this the ideal resource for ABSM exam preparation. Includes concise summaries of all aspects of sleep medicine clinical summaries from epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnostic techniques, treatment strategies and prognostic implications. Provides a library of assessment questions with comprehensive explanations to help you identify the reasoning behind each answer and think logically about the problems. Offers the expertise of a multidisciplinary global team of experts including sleep researchers, multispecialty sleep clinicians, and educators. The unique strength of this educational resource is its inclusion of all sleep subspecialties from neurology to pulmonary medicine, psychiatry, internal medicine, clinical psychology, and Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Perfect for sleep medicine practitioners, sleep medicine fellows and trainees, allied health professionals, nurse practitioners, sleep technologists, and other health care providers as review tool, quick reference manual, and day-to-day resource on key topics in sleep medicine. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Provides a highly effective review with a newly condensed, outline format that utilizes full-color tables, figures, diagrams, and charts to facilitate quick recall of information. Includes new and emerging data on the function and theories for why we sleep, quality assessment in sleep medicine, and benefits and risks of sleep-inducing medications. Contains new chapters on sleep stage scoring, sleep phylogenic evolution and ontogeny, geriatric sleep disorders and quality measures in sleep medicine. Features an expanded online question bank with 1,400 questions and answers that mimic the ABMS sleep exam in style and format.


Section I: Sleep Medicine Exam Preparation 1. Introduction to Sleep Medicine Section II: Highlights of Normal Sleep 2. Sleep Phylogenic Evolution and Ontogeny 3. Normal Human Sleep Wake Patterns 4. Highlights of Sleep Neuroscience 5. Normal Sleep Physiology (Including Respiratory and Cardiac Physiology) 6. Genetics in Sleep Medicine 7. Introduction to Evaluation Tools Used in Sleep Medicine 8. An Overview of Polysomnography 9. Sleep Stage Scoring Section III: Synopsis of Sleep Disorders 10. Sleep Deprivation 11. The Insomnias 12. Narcolepsy and Hypersomnias of Central Origin: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment 13. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders: Clinical Features and Evaluation 14. Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing 15. Circadian Rhythm Disorders 16. Diagnosis and Treatment of Parasomnias 17. Sleep-Related Movement Disorders 18. Overview of Electrocephalography and Epilepsy 19. Sleep and Neurological Disorders 20. Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders 21. Sleep in Medical Disorders and Special Populations 22. Pediatric Sleep-Wake Disorders 23. Synopsis of Geriatric Sleep Disorders 24. Cardiac Monitoring and Scoring in Polysomnography 25. Pharmacotherapy of Common Sleep Promoting Agents 26. Medication Effects on Sleep 27. Overview of Sleep Practive Parameters Section IV: Testing Knowledge in Sleep Medicine: Practice Exams 28. Mechanism and Disorders of Circadian Physiology 29. Tools in Clinical Sleep Medicine 30. Practice Examination-Pediatric Sleep Disorders 31. Cardiology in Sleep Medicine 32. Pulmonary Sleep Clinical Case Studies 33. Psychiatry Clinical Case Studies 34. Insomnia Clinical Pearls and Case Studies 35. Neurology in Sleep Medicine: Polysomnography Case-Based Assessment 36. Hypersomnia Case Studies 37. Clinical Cases: Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders 38. REM and Non-REM Parasomnias 39. Seizures and Sleep 40. Sleep Related Movement Disorders 41. Sleep and Medical Disorders, and Special Populations 42. Sleep Pharmacology 43. Polysomnography Pearls 44. Sleep Stage Scoring 45. Artifacts 46. The Use of Statistics in Sleep Medicine-Exam Questions 47. Knowing your Sleep Practice Parameters 48. Quality Measures in Sleep Medicine 49. Normal Sleep Patterns 50. Mechanisms of Sleep Neuroscience Appendices Statistics in Medicine Cardiac Arrhythmias Statistics for Clinical Trials and Audit Horne- stberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire

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  • ISBN13: 9780323462167
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 848
  • ID: 9780323462167
  • ISBN10: 0323462162
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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