Written by Richard Berry, MD, author of the popular Sleep Medicine Pearls, Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine is a concise, clinically focused alternative to larger sleep medicine references. A recipient of the 2010 AASM Excellence in Education award, Dr. Berry is exceptionally well qualified to distill today's most essential sleep medicine know-how in a way that is fast and easy to access and apply in your practice.
Get clear guidance on applying the AASM scoring criteria.
Reinforce your knowledge with more than 350 review questions.
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1 Sleep Stages and Basic Sleep Monitoring 2 Technology of Sleep Monitoring 3 Scoring Sleep Stages and Arousals in Adults 4 Biocalibration, Artifacts, and Common Variants of Sleep 5 Scoring Sleep stages and Arousals in Children 6 Sleep Architecture Parameters and Normative Data 7 Monitoring Respiration - Technology and Techniques 8 Monitoring Respiration - Event Definitions and Examples 9 Cardiac Monitoring and Scoring Rules 10 Monitoring of Sleep Related Movements 11 Portable monitoring, Actigraphy, Sleep Diary, pH Monitoring 12 MSLT and MWT 13 Case Studies in use of the MSLT 14 Evaluation of the Sleepy Patient 15 Sleep and Respiratory physiology 16 Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults 17 PAP treatment of OSA 18 Non-PAP treatment of OSA 19 Central Sleep Apnea 20 Complex Sleep Apnea and Hypoventilation Syndromes 21 Sleep and Chronic Lung Disease 22 Neurobiology of Sleep 23 Hypersomnias of Central Origin 24 Sleep Related Movement Disorders 25 Evaluation of the Patient with Insomnia 26 Insomnias 27 Behavioral Sleep Disorders of Children 28 Circadian Rhythm Physiology 29 Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders 30 Clinical EEG and video EEG 31 Parasomnias 32 Care Studies in Parasomnias 33 Sleep Related Epilepsy 34 Sleep and Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders 35 Sleep and GI physiology and associated Disorders 36 Sleep and Endocrine physiology 37 Sleep and Medical Conditions 38 Sleep and Neurological Conditions 39 Glossary
By Richard B. Berry, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of the Sleep Disorders Center, Malcom Randall VAMC/University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
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"Written by Richard Berry, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Medical Director, University of Florida and Shands Sleep Disorder Center, Gainesville, Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine is a multimedia resource that provides a concise, clinically focused alternative to larger sleep medicine references. Clinicians get everything they need to know about the evaluation and management of sleep disorders, including the interpretation of sleep scans and the use of the newly overhauled AASM scoring criteria. Coverage of physiology is limited to what is necessary for clinical decision making. The book's logical, user-friendly format and online features which include the full text and illustrations, numerous video clips, and selected case studies.
The goal of Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine is to provide readers with a core of fundamental knowledge about sleep medicine and polysomnography. Berry covers the topic so that a person without training in sleep medicine can start reading chapter one and progress until the end of the book." - SirReadaLot.org