Sleep Medicine Made Ridiculously Simple
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Sleep Medicine Made Ridiculously Simple

by Fabian H. Rossi, M.D.,

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Current reference textbooks commonly provide an extensive and in-depth review of sleep medicine and are of limited use to busy students and clinicians.

This book is a brief overview of sleep medicine.

It introduces medical students, physician associates, nurse practitioners, and general practitioners to the basic aspects of sleep medicine in a way that is easy to read and learn, practical, concise, and fun. It emphasizes the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of the most common sleep disorders encountered in clinical practice.

  • Pages: 88
  • Publication: Edition 1 (November 1, 2021)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781935660415

About the Authors

Fabian H. Rossi, M.D.

Dr. Rossi is Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory Orlando VA Medical Center and Associate Professor, Department of Neurology University of Central Florida Medical School Orlando, Florida

NEW RELEASE!

Current reference textbooks commonly provide an extensive and in-depth review of sleep medicine and are of limited use to busy students and clinicians.

This book is a brief overview of sleep medicine.

It introduces medical students, physician associates, nurse practitioners, and general practitioners to the basic aspects of sleep medicine in a way that is easy to read and learn, practical, concise, and fun. It emphasizes the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of the most common sleep disorders encountered in clinical practice.

  • Pages: 88
  • Publication: Edition 1 (November 1, 2021)
  • Language: English

About the Authors

Fabian H. Rossi, M.D.

Dr. Rossi is Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory Orlando VA Medical Center and Associate Professor, Department of Neurology University of Central Florida Medical School Orlando, Florida

Table of Contents

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  • Chapter 1. Anatomy and Physiology of Sleep 

      Neural Pathways for Arousal
      The Circadian Rhythm and Homeostatic Drives
      REM and Non-REM (NREM) Sleep
      Physiologic Changes During Sleep
      Dreaming

    Chapter 2. Evaluation of Sleep Disorders 

      Sleep History
      Physical Examination
      Sleep Tests
         Nocturnal Polysomnography 
         Multiple Sleep Latency Test 
         Maintenance of Wakefulness Test 
         Actigraphy 

    Chapter 3. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) 

      Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Pathophysiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Risk Factors for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Clinical Presentation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Sleep Studies
    Complications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
         Positive Airway Pressure Devices 
         Oral Appliances for OSA 
         Surgery for OSA 
         Other Therapies for Snoring and OSA 
    Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome
      Snoring 

    Chapter 4. Central Sleep Apnea and Hypoventilation Syndromes 

      Central Sleep Apnea
         Diagnostic Criteria for Central Sleep Apnea 
         Treatment of Central Sleep Apnea 
      Hypoventilation Syndromes
         Treatment of Hypoventilation 

    Chapter 5. Insomnia 

      Demographics of Insomnia
      Pathophysiology of Insomnia
      The Biology of Insomnia
      Classification of Insomnia
      Evaluation of Insomnia
      Treatment of Insomnia 

    Chapter 6. Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia 

      Narcolepsy
         Pathophysiology of Narcolepsy 
         Diagnosis of Narcolepsy 
         Treatment of Narcolepsy 
         Pharmacological Therapy of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS) 
      Idiopathic Hypersomnia 

    Chapter 7. Circadian Rhythm Disorders 

      Pathophysiology of Circadian Rhythm Disorders
      Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome
      Advanced Sleep Phase Syndrome
      Jet Lag Sleep Disorder
      Irregular Sleep/Wake Pattern
      Free-Running Sleep Pattern
      Shift Work Sleep Disorder
      Diagnosis of Circadian Rhythm Disorders
      Treatment of Circadian Rhythm Disorders 

    Chapter 8. Parasomnias and Complex Nocturnal Behaviors 

      Non-REM Parasomnias
      REM Parasomnias
      Other Parasomnias
      Treatment of Parasomnias
      Complex Nocturnal Behavior 

    Chapter 9. Restless Leg Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorders 

       Restless Leg Syndrome
         Diagnosis of Restless Leg Syndrome 
         Pathophysiology of Restless Leg Syndrome 
         Treatment of Restless Leg Syndrome 
      Periodic Limb Movement During Sleep
         Diagnosis of Periodic Limb Movement During Sleep 
         Treatment of Periodic Limb Movement During Sleep 

    Chapter 10. Sleep Disorders In Children, Women, and The Elderly 

       Sleep Disorders in Children
         Insomnia in Children 
         Circadian Rhythm Disorders in Children 
         Parasomnias in Children 
         Sleep Breathing Disorders in Children 
         Insufficient Sleep in Children 
    Sleep Disorders in Women
         Menstrual Cycle and Sleep 
         Pregnancy and Sleep 
         Menopause and Sleep 
    Sleep Disorders in the Elderly 

    Chapter 11. Sleep Medicine and Medical, Neurological,
    and Psychiatric Disorders 

      Medical Disorders and Sleep
         Asthma 
         Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 
         Restrictive Pulmonary Diseases 
         Gastrointestinal Disorders 
         End-Stage Renal Disease 
         Cardiovascular Disorders 
         The Intensive Care Unit 
         Diabetes 
         Thyroid Disorders 
         Acromegaly 
    Neurological Disorders and Sleep
         Headaches 
         Stroke 
         Epilepsy 
         Dementia 
         Neuromuscular Disorders 
         Multiple Sclerosis 
         Parkinson’s Disease 
         Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain 
         Brain Tumors 
    Psychiatric Disorders and Sleep
         Depression 
         Anxiety 
         Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 
         Panic Disorder 
         Bipolar Disorders 
         Alcoholism 
         Schizophrenia 
         COVID-somnia 

     

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