Review of Sleep Medicine E-Book by Alon Y. Avidan, MD, MPHReview of Sleep Medicine E-Book by Alon Y. Avidan, MD, MPH

Review of Sleep Medicine E-Book

byAlon Y. Avidan, MD, MPH, Alon Y. Avidan, Teri J. Barkoukis, MD

Other | August 6, 2011

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Review of Sleep Medicine, by Drs. Alon Avidan and Teri Barkoukis, prepares you for the ABSM exam with a comprehensive review-and-test format that includes figures, tables, and lists highlighting key points. With content revised to match the new exam and updated coverage of pharmacology and sleep medicine, insomnias, parasomnias, sleep-related breathing disorders, and more, you’ll stay current on recent developments in the field.

  • Effectively prepare for the ABMS sleep exam using case-based multiple-choice and fact-testing questions that parallel those on the test.

  • Identify the reasoning behind each answer with comprehensive explanations so you know how to think logically about the problems.

  • Quickly review crucial material with succinct summaries of all aspects of working with the sleep disordered patient.

  • Master the content tested on the exam through explanatory high-yield tables and charts, sleep stage scoring, and an artifacts and arrhythmias mini-atlas.

  • Tap into the expertise of a multidisciplinary team of recognized leaders ranging from world-renowned sleep researchers to sleep clinicians and educators.

  • Updated coverage of the latest advances in sleep medicine for pharmacology, tools in clinical sleep medicine, sleep disorders, and much more.

    Brand new chapters in:

    • Sleep Breathing Disorders
    •  Cardiovascular Pathophysiology
    • Evaluating Epilepsy
    • Pearls of Pediatric Sleep
    • Cardiopulmonary Disorders
    • Neurological Sleep Disorders
    • Sleep-Wake Disorders
    • Clinical Case Studies II
    • Knowing Practice Parameters
Title:Review of Sleep Medicine E-BookFormat:OtherDimensions:1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 6, 2011Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1455723312

ISBN - 13:9781455723317


Table of Contents

Avidan/Review of Sleep Medicine, 3/e

Final TOC


Chapter 1: Sleep Medicine and the Boards

Chapter 2: Introduction to Normal Sleep, Sleep Deprivation and the Work Place

Chapter 3: Introduction to Evaluation Tools Used in Sleep Medicine

Chapter 4: An Overview of Polysomnography

Chapter 5: Sleep Stage Scoring

Chapter 6: Physiological Changes in Sleep

Chapter 7: Overview of Sleep Neurobiology

Chapter 8: Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders: Clinical Features and Evaluation

Chapter 9: Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing

Chapter 10: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology of Sleep Apnea

Chapter 11: Cardiac Monitoring and Scoring in Polysomnography

Chapter 12: Narcolepsy and Hypersomnias of Central Origin: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment

Chapter 13: Insomnia Differential Pearls and Psychiatric Comorbidities

Chapter 14: Diagnosis and Treatment of Parasomnias Chapter 15: Sleep-Related Movement Disorders

Chapter 16: An Overview of EEG and Epilepsy

Chapter 17: Disorders of Sleep-Wake Timing

Chapter 18: Effects of Drugs on Sleep

Chapter 19: Pearls of Pediatric Sleep


Chapter 20: Tools in Clinical Sleep Medicine

Chapter 21: Normal Sleep

Chapter 22: Mechanisms of Sleep Neuroscience

Chapter 23: Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Chapter 24: Cardiology in Sleep Medicine

Chapter 25: Sleep Disorders in Neurology Practice Chapter: 26: Disorders of Central Nervous System Hypersomnia

Chapter: 27: Parasomnias in Sleep Medicine

Chapter 28: Motor Disorders of Sleep

Chapter 29: Sleep-Wake Timing Disorders

Chapter 30: Insomnia: Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Management

Chapter 31: Seizures Chapter 32: Artifacts

Chapter 33: Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Chapter 34: Pharmacology Mechanisms

Chapter 35: Clinical Case Studies I

Chapter 36: Clinical Case Studies II: Sleep-breathing Disorders

Chapter 37: Clinical Case Studies III: Disorders of Central Nervous System Hypersomnias

Chapter 38: Clinical Case Studies IV

Chapter 39: Clinical Case Studies V

Chapter 40: Clinical Case Studies VI: Pearls of Interesting Cases

Chapter 41: Knowing Practice Parameters

Chapter 42: The Use of Statistics in Sleep Medicine - Exam Questions


Appendix: Statistics in Sleep Medicine