Skip to main content

Meir Kryger's Books on Sleep

Home
About the Author
The iGuide to Sleep
Atlas
Table of Contents
Principles and Practice
Sleep Medicine Review
Ordering the Books
Contact Us
Site Map
Member Login
FAQs
Articles
 
 
 
 
Compared to the 1st Edition
 

100 more pages

 

Higher resolution images

 

More videos

 

Pediatrics

 

New Scoring Rules

 

Home Sleep Testing

 

 

 

 
 

 


About the author

From Meir H. Kryger, MD, the editor of the definitive resource in sleep, Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, comes the 2nd Edition of the Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
 
 

About the book

 

This highly illustrated atlas provides you with an exceptional visual aid to the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information for diagnosing and treating adult and pediatric patients with sleep disorders. 

   It is the first atlas that uses the recently updated scoring rules, and reviews how to use the new AASM scoring manual that helps you score, interpret, and diagnose sleep disorders. Each chapter details the physiologic, clinical, morphologic, and investigational aspects of the full range of sleep disorders you encounter in everyday practice. Clinical information is presented in an easy-to-understand style, and the integration of color offers increased visual guidance. Plus, with Expert Consult functionality, you'll have easy access to the full text online, as well as all of the book's illustrations, more than 20 videos of patient interviews, over 40 sleep lab videos, and 200 plus polysomnogram fragments at expertconsult.com.



Features of the Book

  • Includes access to the full-text online at expertconsult.com, as well as all of the book's hundreds of illustrations, more than 20 videos of patient interviews, including narcolepsy and restless leg syndrome, over 40 sleep lab videos, including obstructive sleep apnea and respiratory diseases, and 200 plus polysomnogram fragments. Includes profusely illustrated chapters on Sleep in Art and Literature and the History of Sleep Medicine. A must for everyone in sleep medicine.
  • New!  Sleep Apnea in Children
  • New!  Use of Home Sleep Testing
  • Uses the recently updated scoring rules, and reviews how to use the current AASM scoring manual that helps you score, interpret, and diagnose sleep disorders.
  • Covers the full range of sleep disorders so you can diagnose any condition you see, including obstructive sleep apnea, central apnea, complex apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, sleepwalking, REM sleep behavior disorder, insomnia and the parasomnias.
  • Features discussions of pediatric conditions such as pediatric congenital diseases so you can better diagnose and treat this special group.
  • Contains a wealth of improved high-quality polysomnograms taken from the latest PSG systems used by institutions around the world.
  • Emphasizes pharmacology and includes information about the latest drugs available as well as those in clinical trials to help you determine the best and most up-to-date drug therapy.
  • Uses images and drawings to effectively describe the physiology of sleep medicine to help make difficult concepts easier to grasp.
  • Offers a full-color compendium that combines the physiology of sleep with the relevant findings to present a complete picture of how sleep affects each body system.
  • Uses a consistent, easy-to-follow chapter format that makes reference easy.