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Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine (Hardcover) (Meir Kryger)

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Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 5th Edition, by Meir H. Kryger, MD, FRCPC, Thomas Roth, PhD, and William C. Dement, MD, PhD, delivers the comprehensive, dependable guidance you need to effectively diagnose and manage even the most challenging sleep disorders. Updates to genetics and circadian rhythms, occupational health, sleep in older people, memory and sleep, physical examination of the patient, comorbid insomnias, and much more keep you current on the newest areas of the field. A greater emphasis on evidence-based approaches helps you make the most well-informed clinical decisions. And, a new more user-friendly, full color format - both in print and online, lets you find the answers you need more quickly and easily. 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 once resource to use!

  • Make optimal use of the newest scientific discoveries and clinical approaches that are advancing the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders.
  • Stay on top of the hottest topics in sleep medicine with 56 new chapters, including:
      • Postpartum Sleep Disturbances
        • Fatigue Risk Management
          • What does Brain Imaging Reveal about Sleep Genesis and Maintenance?
            • Physician Examination of the Sleep Patient
              • Forensic Sleep Medicine
                • Pathophysiology and Models of Insomnia
                  • Treatment of Insomnia: Developing Treatment Guidelines
                    • Restrictive Lung Disorders
                      • Sleep Medicine in the Elderly: Obstructive
                        • Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Metabolic, and Renal Disorders
                          • Sleep Apnea, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
                            • Sleep and Renal Disease
                              • Theories of Dreaming
                                • Why We Dream
                                  • Sleep, Stress, and Burnout
                                    • Evaluating Sleep EEG and Sleep Stage Scoring
                                      • And more
                                    • Master the newest areas in the field with 5 new sections covering:
                                        • Sleep Mechanisms and Phylogeny
                                          • Genetics of Sleep
                                            • Physiology in Sleep
                                              • Occupational Sleep Medicine
                                                • Sleep Medicine in the Elderly
                                                • Access the complete contents online, fully searchable, and follow links to abstracts for most bibliographical references.

                                                • Apply evidence-based approaches wherever available.

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

                                                  The essential reference tool to manage and diagnose patients with sleep disorders.

                                                  Number of Pages: 1730
                                                  Genre: Medical
                                                  Format: Hardcover
                                                  Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
                                                  Author: Meir Kryger
                                                  Language: English
                                                  Street Date: February 11, 2016
                                                  TCIN: 51652119
                                                  UPC: 9780323242882
                                                  Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-4483
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