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Sleep Disorders in Neurology. A Practical Approach. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 4541436
  • Book
  • August 2018
  • 376 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

The acclaimed guide to quickly and confidently diagnosing and treating sleep disorders in neurological disease - now with more algorithms and tables

The diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders can be extremely challenging for physicians, especially when there is underlying neurological disease. In addition to the primary sleep disorders, there is a growing clinical interest in sleep disturbances associated with common neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease. This updated and expanded edition of the critically acclaimed Sleep Disorders in Neurology: A Practical Approach provides doctors with expert recommendations and clear guidance on identifying sleep disorders in patients suffering from neurological diseases and providing effective treatment plans.

In creating this Second Edition doctors Overeem and Reading made every effort to further enhance the practical approach of the first edition by adding additional algorithms and tables to assist physicians in more rapid decision making. In addition, they expanded the content to include greater coverage of primary sleep disorders. Classification and diagnosis chapters have been revamped to follow the 3rd International Classification of Sleep Disorders.

  • Offers physicians, with a practical approach to diagnosing and treating complex sleep disorders
  • Draws on the expertise of neurologists who specialize in the disorders under discussion
  • Features quick-access algorithms that help physicians rapidly diagnose and treat primary and secondary sleep disorders with confidence
  • Provides guidance on when to consult a sleep specialist in managing a particular sleep disorder and
  • Written by a multinational author team who provide a wider perspective and range of clinical experience

Sleep Disorders in Neurology: A Practical Approach, Second Edition is an essential resource for sleep medicine specialists, as well as clinicians and health care professionals not specifically trained in sleep medicine, but who nevertheless need to manage neurologically damaged patients with increasingly recognized sleep/wake disturbances.

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List of Contributors vii

Preface xi

Part One General Sleep Medicine 1

1 The Sleep History 3
Paul Reading and Sebastiaan Overeem,

2 Polysomnography 13
Pieter Jan Simons and Sebastiaan Overeem,

3 Daytime Tests for Sleepiness and Vigilance 31
Gert Jan Lammers, Mojca van Schie and J. Gert van Dijk

4 Diagnostic Strategies and Classification 47
Geert Mayer and Dirk Pevernagie

5 Pharmacological Treatment of Insomnia and Parasomnias 61
Paul Reading and Sue J. Wilson

6 Pharmacological Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness 73
Karel Šonka

7 The Effects of Medication on Sleep and Wakefulness 83
Gé S.F. Ruigt and Joop van Gerven

Part Two Primary Sleep Disorders 127

8 Narcolepsy and Other Central Disorders of Hypersomnolence 129
Sebastiaan Overeem, and Paul Reading

9 Insomnia 143
Ingrid Verbeek and Angelique Pijpers

10 Sleep]related Breathing Disorders 155
Timothy G. Quinnell

11 Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders 169
Kirstie N. Anderson

12 Parasomnias and Their Differentiation from Epilepsy 183
Chris Derry

13 Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder 193
Thomas C. Wetter and Christine Norra

Part Three Sleep in Neurological Disorders 209

14 Sleep Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease and Other Parkinsonian Syndromes 211
Isabelle Arnulf, Valérie Cochen De Cock, Paul Reading and Marie Vidailhet

15 Sleep in Dementia and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases 229
Alex Iranzo

16 Myotonic Dystrophy 241
Bart Willem Smits and José Enrique Martínez]Rodríguez

17 Sleep Disorders in Neuromuscular Disease 251
Sushanth Bhat and Johan Verbraecken

18 Headache Disorders 265
Jeanetta C. Rains and J. Steven Poceta

19 Sleep Epilepsies 277
Luigi Ferini]Strambi

20 Sleep–Wake Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury 291
Christian R. Baumann

21 Sleep Disorders Associated with Ischaemic Stroke 301
Dirk M. Hermann, Markus H. Schmidt and Claudio L. Bassetti

22 Sleep Disorders in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Conditions 319
Jeroen J.J. van Eijk, Thom P.J. Timmerhuis, Brigit A. de Jong and Paul Reading

23 Tumours and Paraneoplastic Syndromes 327
Alex Iranzo


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Sebastiaan Overeem Center for Sleep/Wake Disorders, Kempenhaeghe', Heeze, the Netherlands and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Paul Reading Consultant Neurologist, Dept. of Neurology, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK.
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