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Sleep and Neurologic Disease

  • ID: 3946985
  • Book
  • February 2017
  • 268 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Sleep and Neurologic Disease reviews how common neurologic illnesses, such as Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's dementia impact sleep. In addition, the book discusses how common primary sleep disorders influence neurologic diseases, such as the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and stroke, as well as their association with various primary headache disorders and epilepsy syndromes.

The utilization of sleep technology, such as polysomnography, multiple sleep latency testing, actigraphy, laboratory and CSF testing is also covered. The book is written for the practicing neurologist, sleep physician, neuroscientist, and epidemiologist studying sleep.

  • Reviews how common neurological illnesses impact sleep and the impact sleep disorders have on neurologic disease
  • Up-to-date, comprehensive overview written for practicing neurologists, sleep physicians, neuroscientists, and epidemiologists
  • Includes informative discussions on sleep physiology, circadian rhythms, sleep and stroke, and treatment options for neurologists
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1. Anatomy and Physiology of Normal Sleep 2. Anatomy and Physiology of the Circadian System 3. The Functions of Sleep and the Effects of Sleep Deprivation 4. Sleep and Dementia 5. Sleep and Movement Disorders 6. Sleep and Stroke 7. Sleep and Epilepsy 8. Central Nervous System Hypersomnias 9. Sleep and Multiple Sclerosis 10. Sleep and Neuromuscular Disease 11. Sleep and Headache 12. Sleep and the Autonomic Nervous System

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Miglis, Mitchell G.
Dr. Miglis is Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. He completed fellowship training in autonomic disorders at Harvard Medical School and sleep medicine at Stanford University. He is board certified in neurology and sleep medicine and serves on the sleep medicine section committee for the American Academy of Neurology. His clinical interests include the overlap of sleep and neurological disease, and his research focuses on autonomic impairment in sleep. He is a firm believer that good health begins with good sleep, and that the complete treatment of any patient with a neurological illness should include a thorough understanding of how their illness impacts the quality of their sleep.
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