Sleep Disorders Part II, Volume 99: Handbook of Clinical Neurology

By: P. Montagna (Editor), Sudhansu Chokroverty MD FRCP FACP (Editor)

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This volume explores sleep medicine, sleep science, and the sleep disorders that keep one-quarter of the U.S. population from getting this necessary component of normal cognitive functioning and survival.

With an emphasis on diagnostic techniques, particularly imaging, this handbook shines newfound attention on the genetic and clinical aspects of sleep medicine. Advances in basic science are explored, including a better understanding of sleep-wakefulness and new models of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep mechanisms. Advancements in the understanding of sleep-wake-dependent genes, gene products, and the role of sleep duration in mortality and morbidity are also presented, along with fascinating noninvasive neuroimaging studies that demonstrate marked changes in function during different sleep states.

Clinicians will gain new insights into the diagnosis of sleep disorders and sleep science. In addition, researchers will have an invaluable tool that will form a foundation for new approaches into the ongoing study of sleep medicine.
* A comprehensive resource for the study of sleep science, sleep medicine, and sleep disorders
* Fascinating noninvasive neuroimaging studies that demonstrate marked changes during different sleep states
* A state-of-the-art reference that summarizes the clinical features and management of many of the neurological manifestations of sleep disorders

Title: Sleep Disorders Part II, Volume 99: Handbook of Clinical Neurology

Author Name: P. Montagna (Editor), Sudhansu Chokroverty MD FRCP FACP (Editor)

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Publisher: U.S.A., Elsevier: 2011

ISBN Number: 0444520074

ISBN Number 13: 9780444520074

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 115596

Description: New. Sleep Disorders Part II, Volume 99: Handbook of Clinical Neurology By P. Montagna (Editor), Sudhansu Chokroverty MD FRCP FACP (Editor) Product Details Series: Handbook of Clinical Neurology (Book 99) Hardcover: 560 pages Publisher: Elsevier; 1 edition (February 11, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0444520074 ISBN-13: 9780444520074 Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 8 x 11.2 inches

Keywords: Sleep Disorders Part II, Volume 99: Handbook of Clinical Neurology