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Title ERS handbook : respiratory sleep medicine / ed.: Anita K . Simonds, Wilfried de Becker
Published Sheffield : European Respiratory Society, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series ERS handbooks
ERS Handbooks
Contents Cover ; Untitled; Preface; Abbreviations; Neuroanatomy and neurobiology of sleep; Breathing during sleep and wakefulness; Homeostatic regulation during sleep; Definitions of sleep disordered breathing; Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome; Obstructive sleep apnoea: epidemiology and risk factors; Obstructive sleep apnoea: pathophysiology; Obstructive sleep apnoea: clinical aspects; Obstructive sleep apnoea: consequences; Central sleep apnoea and Cheyne-Stokes respiration; Central sleep apnoea/Cheyne-Stokes respiration: epidemiology and risk factors
Central sleep apnoea/Cheyne-Stokes respiration: pathophysiologyCentral sleep apnoea/Cheyne-Stokes respiration: clinical aspects; Central sleep apnoea/Cheyne-Stokes respiration: consequences; Hypoventilation syndromes/chronic respiratory insufficiency in sleep; Nonrespiratory sleep disorders; Insomnia; Parasomnia and movement disorders during sleep; Hypersomnia; Circadian rhythm disorders; Psychiatric aspects of sleep; Sleep history; Differential diagnosis; Questionnaires on sleep; Predisposing factors; Diagnostic algorithms; Quality of life; Surgical and anaesthesia risk assessment
Comorbidity assessmentPolysomnography; Assessment of daytime sleepiness; Cardiorespiratory monitoring during sleep; Treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea; Positive airway pressure treatment; Treatment of central sleep apnoea; Treatment of hypoventilation/chronic respiratory insufficiency; Treatment of nonrespiratory sleep disorders; Medicolegal and economic aspects of sleep disorders; Development of breathing and sleep and physiopathology of apnoea in the first years of life; Sleep disordered breathing in children; Comorbid respiratory disorders in children
Nonrespiratory conditions in childrenClinical assessment in children; Diagnostic techniques in children; Management of sleep disordered breathing in children; Index
Summary The ERS Handbook of Respiratory Sleep Medicine covers all aspects of adult and paediatric sleep medicine, from physiology and anatomy to diagnosis and treatment. The editors have brought together leading pulmonologists to produce a thorough, easy-to-read reference to this important area of respiratory medicine. The Handbook is a valuable reference and training resource for any practitioner of sleep medicine, whether they come from a respiratory, neurology, cardiology, dental or ENT background
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Subject Sleep disorders.
Form Electronic book
Author Becker, Wilfried de
Simonds, Anita K.
European Respiratory Society.
ISBN 1283899108 (MyiLibrary)
1849840245 (electronic bk.)
9781283899109 (MyiLibrary)
9781849840248 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Respiratory sleep medicine