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"Co-authored by a neurologist, a psychiatrist and a pulmonologist working closely together at the Mayo Clinic, Sleep Medicine in Clinical Practice reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the clinical management of sleep disorders. The authors present an overview of sleep medicine including the physiological basis of sleep, diagnostic tools and possible therapeutic strategies, emphasizing throughout the role of the clinician in diagnosing and managing disease."--BOOK JACKET. Read more... Content: Basics of sleep medicine -- Physiological basis of sleep -- Classification of sleep disorders -- Assessing the patient with a sleep disorder -- Diagnostic testing for sleep disorders -- The sleepy patient -- Sleepiness and its causes -- Approach to the sleepy patient -- Narcolepsy and related conditions -- Sleep apnea syndromes -- Sleep in patients with respiratory diseases and respiratory failure -- The patient who cannot sleep -- Insomnia and its causes -- Approach to the patient who cannot sleep -- Management of insomnia -- Circadian rhythm disorders -- Sleep in the patient with psychiatric disorders -- The patient with excessive movement in sleep -- Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements of sleep -- The parasomnias -- Sleep in patients with parkinsonism and dementia -- Sleep in patients with epilepsy and headaches. Abstract: Reflects the cross-disciplinary nature in the clinical management of sleep disorders. This work presents an overview of sleep medicine including the physiological basis of sleep, diagnostic tools and possible therapeutic strategies, emphasizing throughout the role of the clinician in diagnosing and managing disease. Read more...
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Michael Silberbauer (born 7 July 1981) is a former Danish professional footballer. He is currently coaching assistant for FC Biel-Bienne in the Swiss Challenge League.
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