Part One General Sleep Medicine 1
1 The Sleep History 3
2 Polysomnography 13
3 Daytime Tests for Sleepiness and Vigilance 31
4 Diagnostic Strategies and Classification 47
5 Pharmacological Treatment of Insomnia and Parasomnias 61
6 Pharmacological Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness 73
7 The Effects of Medication on Sleep and Wakefulness 83
Part Two Primary Sleep Disorders 127
8 Narcolepsy and Other Central Disorders of Hypersomnolence 129
9 Insomnia 143
10 Sleep]related Breathing Disorders 155
11 Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders 169
12 Parasomnias and Their Differentiation from Epilepsy 183
13 Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder 193
Part Three Sleep in Neurological Disorders 209
14 Sleep Disorders in Parkinsons Disease and Other Parkinsonian Syndromes 211
15 Sleep in Dementia and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases 229
16 Myotonic Dystrophy 241
17 Sleep Disorders in Neuromuscular Disease 251
18 Headache Disorders 265
19 Sleep Epilepsies 277
20 SleepWake Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury 291
21 Sleep Disorders Associated with Ischaemic Stroke 301
22 Sleep Disorders in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Conditions 319
23 Tumours and Paraneoplastic Syndromes 327
The acclaimed guide to quickly and confidently diagnosing and treating sleep disorders in neurological diseasenow 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.
Sebastiaan Overeem, MD, PhD is on staff at the Centre for Sleep Medicine "Kempenhaeghe", Heeze and Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Paul Reading, MA, MB B Chir., PhD, FRCP is Consultant Neurologist in the Department of Neurology, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK and recent President of the British Sleep Society.