Acute and Emergent Events in Sleep Disorders

Hardcover | January 11, 2011

EditorSudhansu Chokroverty, Pradeep Sahota

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America is a 24/7 lifestyle. This makes sleep - especially disruptions in sleep - a pressing concern for many Americans. According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), approximately 40 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders, and an estimated 20-30 million others experiencesleep-related problems. Chronic sleep disorders may also lead to psychiatric disorders such as depression and schizophrenia. Moreover, neurological disorders such as seizures, strokes, Parkinson's, etc, and medical disorders such as asthma or arrhythmia, also affect the quality of sleep Americansreceive.Acute and Emergent Events in Sleep Disorders creates awareness for the management of disorders that occur during sleep. Chokroverty and Sahota bring greater awareness to the treatment of sleep disorders, as well as treatments of neurological, medical, and psychiatric disorders. The book has sixdifferent sections covers a wide range of topics dealing with how to treat and manage these events. For example, when to prescribe CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machines for sleep apnea patients' whose risks are doubled for stroke or death, as compared to those without the disorder. Another segment discusses treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), a movement disorder which is amplified when trying to rest. Managing depression, which affects patients' sleep cycles, is analyzed as well as its relation to sleep-deprivation and insomnia. Considerations for sleep disorders inchildren, such as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) are also presented. This book serves an effective tool for neurologists, clinical neuroscientists, residents, and fellows.

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America is a 24/7 lifestyle. This makes sleep - especially disruptions in sleep - a pressing concern for many Americans. According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), approximately 40 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders, and an estimated 20-30 million others experiencesleep-related problems. Chronic sleep disor...

Sudhansu Chokroverty is Professor and Co-Chair of Neurology, Chairman and Program Director, of Clinical Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine at New Jersey Neuroscience Institute. Pradeep Sahota is Professor and Chairman in the Department of Neurology and Director, Sleep Disorders CenterDirector, Sleep Medicine Fellowship program at the U...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:600 pages, 7.4 × 10 × 1.3 inPublished:January 11, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceBrief overview of Sleep disorders especially the different types of ACUTE and EMERGENT events in Sleep and introduction and reference to contents and coverage in the textSection A: Emergent events related to Sleep Disorders1. Matwiyoff, Tsai, Lee-Chiong: Sleep Apnea - Respiratory issues2. Kuniyoshi, Zellmer, Adachi, Somers: Acute and emergent cardiac events in Obstructive Sleep Apnea3. Richey, Guilliminault: Acute issues in Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia4. Duntley: Insomnia - Acute and Emergent aspects5. Kwon, Zee: Disorders of circadian rhythm6. Sinha, Kushida: Sleep Deprivation and its effects- public, medical profession7. Mahowald, Schenck, Cramer Bornemann: Parasomnias and Sleep forensics8. Allen: Restless Legs Syndrome and periodic limb movementsSection 2: Emergent events in sleep related to medical disorders9. Sabbagh, Flaker: Cardiologic emergencies in sleep10. Serhal, Sekhon, Mehra: Acute/emergent Pulmonary events in sleep11. Orr: Acute conditions related to Gastroesophageal reflux and sleep12. Folzenlogan: Urgent sleep issues and Rheumatic disease13. Johnson: Acute and Emergent Sleep Disorders in patients with Cancer14. Sakkas, Stefanidis: Renal disorders and sleep15. Nowakowski, Ancoli-Israel: Acute and Emergent events in Sleep of Older AdultsSection 3: Emergent issues in sleep related to Neurological disorders16. Radtke: Seizures in sleep - urgent and emergent management issues (20 pages)17. Montagna, Provini: Movement disorders in sleep (20 pages)18. Abbasi, Gay: Neuromuscular emergencies in sleep (15 pages)19. Dyken, Afifi, Im: Stroke in sleep20. Singh, Sahota: Sleep and Headache syndrome - acute and emergent aspects21. Iranzo: Sleep Emergencies in Neurodegenerative DisordersSection 4: Emergent issue in sleep related to Psychiatric Disorders22. Brower: Emergent sleep events in Psychiatric diseaseSection 5: Sleep related emergent issues in peri -operative patient23. Kaw: Peri-operative care of patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (10 pages)24. Seet, Chung: Sleep and Considerations for use of anesthesia25. Hogl et al: Restless Leg Syndome and Surgery (5 pages)Section 6: Sleep emergencies in Children26. Lloyd, Kotagal: Sleep Emergencies in ChildrenSection 7: Sleep emergencies related to medical treatment27. Hirshkowitz, Mammen: Emergent Sleep events related to medical treatmentSection 8: Sleep related emergent issues During Overnight Polysomnography28. Thomas, Yun: Emergencies during and due to polysomnographySection 9: Sleep in ICU29. Weinhouse: Sleep in the Intensive Care UnitSection 10: Newer and Emerging therapies30. Liu, Blanco- Centurion, Shiromani: Hypocretin Gene Transfer in Mice Models of Narcolepsy