"I highly recommend this book to the clinicians and medical students who would like to sleep well knowing that they have done everything possible to make their patients′ sleep restful and healthy."
Irina V. Zhdanova, MD, PhD, from a review in The New England Journal of Medicine
"No other publication in the field can begin to compare with the breadth or depth of [this book]."
From a review in PsycCRITIQUES
Sleep Medicine Essentials is a concise, handy, practical, and affordable handbook on adult and pediatric sleep medicine. It covers forty topic–focused chapters written by an international panel of contemporary authorities.
It is comprehensive enough for daily reference, with chapters on insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive sleepiness, parasomnias, circadian sleep disorders, sleep in the elderly, sleep in children, sleep among women, and sleep in medical, psychiatric, and neurological disorders. Organized in short chapters for convenience and enhanced readability, it follows the order and topical presentation of the recently instated new sleep medicine board exams, making it a highly effective review for the sleep medicine board.
Sleep Medicine Essentials is the perfect complement to the larger, previously published book, Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (Wiley).
1. Normal Human Sleep (Anil Natesan Rama, S. Charles Cho, and Clete A. Kushida).
2. Neurobiology of Sleep (Gerald A. Marks).
3. Physiologic Processes During Sleep (Leon Rosenthal).
4. Neuropharmacology of Sleep and Wakefulness (Edgar Garcia–Rill, Tiffany Wallace–Huitt, Mark Mennemeier, Amanda Charlesworth, David Heister, Meijun Ye, and Charlotte Yates).
5. Insomnia: Prevalence and Daytime Consequences (W. David Brown).
6. Causes of Insomnia (Edward J. Stepanski).
7. Evaluation of Insomnia (Douglas E. Moul and Daniel J. Buysse).
8. Pharmacologic Therapy of Insomnia (Teofilo Lee–Chiong and Michael Sateia).
9. Nonpharmacologic Therapy of Insomnia (Melanie K. Means and Jack D. Edinger).
10. Narcolepsy (Rafael Pelayo and Maria Cecilia Lopes).
11. Idiopathic Hypersomnia (Stephen N. Brooks).
12. Posttraumatic and Recurrent Hypersomnia (Carolyn M. D′Ambrosio and Joshua Baron).
13. Evaluation of Excessive Sleepiness (Merrill S. Wise).
14. Therapy for Excessive Sleepiness (Max Hirshkowitz).
15. Adult Sleep–Disordered Breathing (Reena Mehra and Kingman P. Strohl).
16. Central Sleep Apnea (Shahrokh Javaheri).
17. Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (John G. Park).
18. Cardiovascular Complications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Peter Y. Hahn, Lyle J. Olson, and Virend K. Somers).
19. Neurocognitive and Functional Impairment in Obstructive Sleep Apnea (W. David Brown).
20. Positive Airway Pressure Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Max Hirshkowitz, Teofilo Lee–Chiong, and Daniel Smith).
21. Oral Devices for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Dennis R. Bailey).
22. Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders (Yaron Dagan, Katy Borodkin, and Liat Ayalon).
23. Jet Lag (Timothy H. Monk).
24. Shift Work Sleep Disorder (Gary S. Richardson).
25. Therapy of Circadian Sleep Disorders (Robert L. Sack and Kyle Johnson).
26. Disorders of Arousal and Sleep–Related Movement Disorders (Keith Cavanaugh and Norman R. Friedman).
27. REM Sleep Behavior Disorder and REM Sleep–Related Parasomnias (Maja Tippmann–Peikert, Timothy I. Morgenthaler, Bradley F. Boeve, and Michael H. Silber).
28. Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (Philip M. Becker and Cynthia Crowder).
29. Sleep in Infants and Children (Stephen H. Sheldon).
30. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children (Preetam Bandla and Carole L. Marcus).
31. The Sleepless Child (William H. Moorcroft).
32. The Sleepy Child (Gerald Rosen).
33. Normal Sleep In Aging (Liat Ayalon and Sonia Ancoli–Israel).
34. Aspects of Women′s Sleep (Helen S. Driver).
35. Asthma (David A. Beuther and Richard J. Martin).
36. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Sleep (Wajahat Khalil and Conrad Iber).
37. Restrictive Thoracic and Neuromuscular Disorders (Christophe Perrin, Carolyn D′Ambrosio, Alexander White, Erik Garpestad, and Nicholas S. Hill).
38. Congestive Heart Failure (Indira Gurubhagavatula and Emilio Mazza).
39. Sleep and the Gastrointestinal Tract (William C. Orr).
40. Renal Disease (Kathy P. Parker).
41. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders and Sleep (Alexandros N. Vgontzas, Slobodanka Pejovic, and George P. Chrousos).
42. Immunity and Sleep (James M. Krueger and Jeannine A. Majde).
43. Dementia (Michael V. Vitiello).
44. Neurodegenerative Disorders (David G. Harper).
45. Parkinson′s Disease (Michael H. Silber).
46. Seizures (Margaret N. Shouse).
47. Schizophrenia (Rachel J. Norwood and Teofilo Lee–Chiong).
48. Mood Disorders (Melynda D. Casement, J. Todd Arnedt, and Roseanne Armitage).
49. Anxiety Disorders (Michael Weissberg).
50. Alcohol, Alcoholism, and Sleep (Maren Hyde, Timothy A. Roehrs, and Thomas Roth).
51. Drugs of Abuse and Sleep (Maren Hyde, Timothy A. Roehrs, and Thomas Roth).
52. Polysomnography (Nancy A. Collop).