Case Studies in Sleep Neurology: Common and Uncommon Presentations

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September 2010



Compendium of case studies by internationally renowned sleep professionals, challenging problem-solving abilities and promoting integrative thinking and diagnostic skill.


Preface; Introduction; Part I. Sleep Related Breathing Disorders: 1. Opioid central sleep apnea K. Nasser and Shelley Kapen; 2. 14 y/o with sleep disordered breathing and excessive daytime sleepiness Leslie H. Boyce; 3. A harsh noise in the night G. Calandra-Buonaura, F. Provini and P. Cortelli; 4. An infant with obstructed breathing Zafer N. Soultan and Ran D. Anbar; Part II. Hypersomnias of Central Origin: 5. My child falls at school T. Dion Fung and Marcel Hungs; 6. A sleepy head Antonio Culebras; 7. A roller-coaster of neurological diagnoses Baruch El-Ad; Part III. Circadian Rhythm Disorders: 8. A shift worker falls repeatedly Teresa Canet; Part IV. Parasomnias; Section 1. REM Sleep Parasomnia: 9. Extreme dreams Philip King; 10. Odd sleep related behaviours Hrayr Attarian; 11. Paralyzed and unable to breathe Hrayr Attarian; 12. Nightmare and numbess in the right arm Philip Cherian, Elizabeth Budman, and Antonio Culebras; 13. Screaming at night Maha Alattar and Bradley V. Vaughn; 14. Violent sleep behavior resulting in subdural hemorrhage Mark Eric Dyken, Kyoung Bin Im and Adel K. Afifi; Section 2. Arousal Disorders: 15. Amnestic nocturnal behaviors Michael J. Howell and Carlos H. Schenck; 16. A terrified and terrifying scream Hrayr Attarian; 17. Frequent night time wanderings Hrayr Attarian; 18. An adult sleepwalker who was sleep-deprived Teresa Canet; Section 3. Other Parasomnias: 19. Seeking food in the night G. Calandra-Buonaura, F. Provini and P. Cortelli; 20. The case of the missing loaf of bread Cherridan Rambally; 21. Gaining weight while asleep Michael J. Zupancic; 22. Vivid images in the bedroom Michael H. Silber; 23. Noisy breathing during sleep Roberto Vetrugno and Pasquale Montagna; 24. Sexsomnia and sleep apnea Carlos H. Schenck and Mark W. Mahowald; Part V. Sleep Related Epilepsy: 25. The anxious hitting sleeper G. Calandra-Buonaura, F. Provini and P. Cortelli; 26. Bad dreams Philip King; 27. Sleep-walking or seizing? Mark Eric Dyken and Deborah C. Lin-Dyken; 28. Seizures, parasomnia or behavioral disorder? Mark Eric Dyken and Deborah C. Lin-Dyken; 29. Sounds of choking at night Bradley V. Vaughn and Chon Lee; 30. Fighting in sleep Lynn V. Kataria and Bradley V. Vaughn; Part VI. Sleep and Stroke: 31. Sleep and stroke Teresa Canet; Part VII. Sleep Related Movement Disorders: 32. Violent tongue biting Roberto Vetrugno and Pasquale Montagna; 33. A child with behavioral problems and violent sleep behavior leading to trauma Mark Eric Dyken and Deborah C. Lin-Dyken; 34. Clicking all night Maha Alattar; 35. Periodic arm movement Maha Alattar; 36. Restlessness and jerking upon recumbency when trying to fall asleep Roberto Vetrugno and Pasquale Montagna; 37. Jumping and yelling in sleep Rosalia Silvestri; 38. A case of attention deficit David E. McCarty; Part VIII. Neuromuscular Disorders and Sleep: 39. Snoring and leg cramps Antonio Culebras; 40. 'So tired I take naps in the morning' Antonio Culebras; Appendix - Epworth Sleepiness Scale; Index.


Antonio Culebras is Professor of Neurology, Upstate Medical University, and Consultant, The Sleep Center, Community General Hospital, Syracuse, New York, USA. He chairs the Sleep Research Group of the World Federation of Neurology and is former Chair of the Sleep Section of the American Academy of Neurology.
EAN: 9780521146487
ISBN: 0521146488
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Medicine (Paperback)'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2010
Seitenanzahl: 294 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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