Sleep Medicine Pearls
  • Author : Richard B. Berry
  • Release Date : 16 September 2014
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 690
  • ISBN 13 : 1455770515

Download or read book entitled Sleep Medicine Pearls written by Richard B. Berry and published by Saunders online. This book was released on 16 September 2014 with total pages 690. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This second edition by noted sleep medicine authority Richard B. Berry presents 100 cases that review key elements in the evaluation and management of patients with a wide variety of sleep disorders. Sleep disorders are among the most frequent health complaints physicians encounter: one third of adults experience occasional or persistent sleep problems. These disorders become a major health problem when they impair daytime functioning. A glossary is provided for sleep and sleep lab terminology The "pearls, " distillations of the key information for each case are always a key feature of books in the Pearls SeriesĀ® All cases are real clinical cases compiled by the author, not theoretical 10 completely new cases have been added In addition to the cases, there are 22 sections presenting the Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine which better acquaint readers with the basic elements of sleep medicine All first edition cases have been substantially revised and rewritten Many new illustrations and sleep tracings have been added The glossary has been expanded and updated to reflect latest terminology