Primary Care Sleep Medicine: A Practical Guide by James F. PagelPrimary Care Sleep Medicine: A Practical Guide by James F. Pagel

Primary Care Sleep Medicine: A Practical Guide

byJames F. PagelEditorS. R. Pandi-Perumal

Paperback | September 12, 2014

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Primary Care Sleep Medicine - A Practical Guide was among the first books to address sleep medicine for a primary care audience. It remains the primary text oriented to the primary care physician with an interest in sleep disorders medicine. Since this title published, there have been many changes in the sleep field. A new text oriented towards supporting the primary care physician in the practice of sleep medicine is needed; an updated second edition of Primary Care Sleep Medicine - A Practical Guide could fill this knowledge gap. This second edition will include updated information on insomnia medications, post-traumatic stress disorders, home sleep testing protocols, complex sleep apnea and the defined role for primary care physicians in sleep medicine.
James F. Pagel, M.D., works at the Rocky Mt. Sleep Disorders Center and is Director of Sleep works Laboratory, Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is the author of more than eighty papers on dream use, insomnia, sleep/dream electrophysiology, drug effects on sleep and dreams, altitude effects on sleep, the definition of dream, and stress/di...
Title:Primary Care Sleep Medicine: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:372 pagesPublished:September 12, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1493911848

ISBN - 13:9781493911844


Table of Contents

Sleep Disorders in Primary Care: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice.- Epidemiology of Sleep.- Assessment of Insomnia.- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approaches for Insomnia.- Pharmacological Treatment of Insomnia.- Determinants and Measurements of Daytime Sleepiness.- Central Sleep Apnea: Implications for the Failing Heart.- Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Clinical Presentation.- Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome: Epidemiology and Pathogenesis.- Evidence and Mechanisms Linking Obstructive Sleep Apnea to Cardiovascular Disease.- Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Surgical and Alternative Treatments.- Positive Airway Pressure Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome.- Oral Appliances for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.- Medicolegal Aspects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome.- Overview of the Treatment of Obesity.- Sleep in Patients With Pulmonary Disease.- Pediatric Sleep I: Normal Sleep and Nonrespiratory Sleep Complaints: Infancy Through Adolescence.- Pediatric Sleep II: Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing.- Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Women.- Parasomnia in Adults.- Clinical Features, Diagnosis and Treatment of Narcolepsy.- Mental Disorders Associated With Disturbed Sleep.- Sleep and the Esophagus.- Circadian Rhythm Disorders.- Bruxism.- Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movements.- Introduction to Polysomnography.- Portable Monitoring.- Correct CPT Coding, Billing, and Documentation in Sleep Medicine.

Editorial Reviews

From the book reviews:"This update is necessary, given the explosion of knowledge in the discipline since the 2007 first edition of this book. The intended audience is primary care practitioners and allied health professionals. . This book is a quite helpful contribution to the field of primary care sleep medicine. It provides a timely update, given the rapid expansion of knowledge in this field, and emphasizes the growing role of primary care practitioners in the practice of sleep medicine." (M. Isabel L. Crisostomo, Doody's Book Reviews, February, 2015)