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Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine


 

 

 

Learn sleep medicine from the most widely respected source

 

 

The Bible of Sleep Medicine

 

NEW: Individual Chapters Available from Amazon for Kindle

 


About the author

 
From Meir H. Kryger, MD, the editor of the definitive resource in sleep, Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, comes the Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
 
 
 
 
About the book
 
   This highly illustrated textbook provides you with the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information for diagnosing and treating adults with sleep disorders.
   It is the first major sleep textbook that uses the new scoring rules, and reviews how to use the new AASM scoring manual that helps you score, interpret, and diagnose sleep disorders. Plus, with Expert Consult functionality, you'll have easy access to the full text online, as well as all of the book's illustrations, many videos of interviews with sleep medicine , over 40 sleep lab videos, and 200 plus polysomnogram fragments at expertconsult.com.
 
 

Description

Print Edition (Text also online)

Rest assured. In print and online, here's the comprehensive, dependable guidance you need to effectively diagnose and manage even the most challenging sleep disorders!

Master the newest areas in the field with completely new sections covering Sleep Mechanisms and Phylogeny • Genetics of Sleep • Physiology in Sleep • Occupational Sleep Medicine • and Sleep Medicine in the Elderly.

Stay on top of the hottest topics in sleep medicine with 56 new chapters, including Postpartum Sleep Disturbances • Physician Examination of the Sleep Patient • Forensic Sleep Medicine • Pathophysiology and Models of Insomnia • Psychological and Behavioral Treatments • Restrictive Lung Disorders • Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Elderly • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Metabolic and Renal Disorders • Sleep Apnea • Obesity and Bariatric Surgery • Sleep and Renal Disease • Fatigue Risk Management • Sleep Loss in Police, First Responders, and the Military • and Evaluating Sleep EEG and Sleep Stage Scoring (using the new AASM scoring rules).

Understand the new AASM polysomnography scoring rules with a completely new chapter on the scoring of sleep stages.

Find answers more easily thanks to a new user-friendly, full-color format. 

Access the full text online from any computer and perform rapid searches on any topic

"More than a textbook—it is an experience...A must-have for sleep professionals...an essential addition to the library of any clinician interested in learning more about how sleep medicine interrelates with nearly every field of medicine." —JAMA, review of the last edition

Whether you are preparing for the new sleep medicine fellowship examination, or simply want to offer your patients today's best care, this is the place to turn.

 

Premium Edition (Includes all the above plus enhanced web content)

An Expert Consult Premium Edition: expertconsult.com

 

 

Activating the Premium Edition at expertconsult.com brings this book to life! These features are included;

 

Access the full text online from any computer and perform rapid searches on any topic

 

Follow links to PubMed abstracts for most bibliographical references

 

Access regular updates reflecting important new clinical developments

 

View videos demonstrating key manifestations of sleep disturbances and interviews with sleep medicine pioneers and thought leaders

 

Enhance your knowledge with hundreds of self-assessment questions

 

Download patient information handouts in multiple languages

 

Import all of the images and tables into PowerPoint

 

Reference all Expert Consult titles you own online in one place

 

Look for your activation instructions on the inside front cover!