Sleep related breathing disorders are a group of disorders that affect breathing when asleep, and are characterised by disruptions of normal breathing patterns that only occur during sleep. The most common sleep related breathing disorders are snoring and sleep apnoea (Medicinenet.com).
This book is a comprehensive guide to sleep related breathing disorders. Beginning with an overview of normal human sleep, the following chapters provide in depth coverage of snoring and sleep apnoea, discussing anatomy and physiology, diagnosis, and both surgical and non-surgical management.
Separate chapters examine the effects of sleep related breathing disorders on other systems of the body, particularly the heart, and obstructive sleep apnoea in children.
Comprehensive guide to sleep related breathing disorders
In depth coverage of snoring and sleep apnoea
Discusses both surgical and non-surgical management
Includes chapters on effects of sleep related breathing disorders on other body systems
Vivek Nangia Director & Head, Fortis Lung Center, Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India
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