Epilepsy, Sleep, and Sleep Disorders

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Chapter 92 Epilepsy, Sleep, and Sleep Disorders Margaret Shouse, Mark W. Mahowald Abstract Epilepsy is the third most common neurologic disorder after stroke and Alzheimer’s disease in the United States….

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Narcolepsy: Diagnosis and Management

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Chapter 85 Narcolepsy Diagnosis and Management Christian Guilleminault, Michelle T. Cao Abstract Narcolepsy is a syndrome with a prevalence close to 0.04%. It is a chronic neurologic sleep disorder resulting…

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Anatomy and Physiology of Upper Airway Obstruction

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Chapter 101 Anatomy and Physiology of Upper Airway Obstruction Richard J. Schwab, John E. Remmers, Samuel T. Kuna Abstract Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) develop repetitive pharyngeal airway closure…

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Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders

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Chapter 61 Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders Markku Partinen, Christer Hublin Abstract Every day one third or more of the population suffers from some sleep disturbance and/or from abnormal daytime sleepiness….

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REM Sleep Parasomnias

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Chapter 95 REM Sleep Parasomnias Mark W. Mahowald, Carlos H. Schenck Abstract Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is characterized by numerous physiologic variables that usually occur in concert to produce…

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Insomnia: Recent Developments and Future Directions

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Chapter 75 Insomnia Recent Developments and Future Directions Daniel J. Buysse Supported by MH024652, AG020677, and MH078961. Research and clinical practice in insomnia have shown steady progress since the fourth…

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Sleep Bruxism

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Chapter 99 Sleep Bruxism Gilles Lavigne, Christiane Manzini, Nelly T. Huynh Abstract Sleep bruxism, characterized by teeth grinding or jaw clenching, causes tooth destruction, headache, orofacial pain, and jaw dysfunction….

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Physical Examination in Sleep Medicine

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Chapter 58 Physical Examination in Sleep Medicine Alon Y. Avidan, Beth A. Malow Abstract The physical examination of the patient presenting with sleep concerns often provides important supporting information for…

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Insomnia: Epidemiology and Risk Factors

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Chapter 76 Insomnia Epidemiology and Risk Factors Kenneth L. Lichstein, Daniel J. Taylor, Christina S. McCrae, Megan E. Ruiter Abstract Chronic, clinically significant insomnia approaches 10% prevalence, and moderately frequent…

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