Fundamentals of Sleep Technology

Publication Year: 2012

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Lee-Chiong, Teofilo L.; Mattice, Cynthia; Brooks, Rita

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-45-113203-8

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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Provides a thorough understanding of the use of polysomnography and other technologies in the evaluation and management of sleep disorders.

Coverage includes in-depth reviews of the neurophysiology and cardiopulmonary aspects of sleep, along with the pathophysiology of sleep disorders. Detailed sections on polysomnography include recording procedures, identifying and scoring sleep stages and sleep-related events, and report generation. Chapters discuss therapeutic interventions including positive airway pressure, supplemental oxygen, surgical and pharmacologic treatments, and patient education. A section focuses on pediatric sleep disorders and polysomnography. Also included are chapters on establishing and managing a sleep center and accrediting a sleep program.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Lee-Chiong, Teofilo L.; Mattice, Cynthia; Brooks, Rita
ISBN: 978-1-45-113203-8
Specialty:
Neurology
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 630
Year: 2012
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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