Narcolepsy. A Clinical Guide 2nd Ed.

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Meeta Goswami, Michael J. Thorpy, S. R. Pandi-Perumal
Fecha Publicacion
17 may. 2016
This comprehensive resource covers the current thoughts and trends on narcolepsy, as well as cutting-edge evidence-based research.  Updates from the previous edition include advances in diagnostic guidelines, treatments, protocols and clinical and psychosocial considerations.  Aspects of narcolepsy relating to sleep medicine, neurology, psychiatry and public health are featured throughout the text.  Narcolepsy, 2nd Edition provides clinicians and allied health professionals with patient management modalities, clinical and quality of life issues and best practices for health care delivery. Feature: Updated edition features the latest diagnostic guidelines and state-of-the-art treatments for narcolepsy Authored by leaders in sleep medicine, neurology, psychiatry and public health Comprehensive resource for researchers in the field and healthcare professionals treating sleep medicine patients Contents Section I--Etiology 1.       The Genetics of Narcolepsy 2.       Orexin (Hypocretin) and Narcolepsy 3.       Precipitants of Narcolepsy: Vaccines and Infections Section II--Clinical Considerations 4.       Epidemiology of Narcolepsy 5.       Diagnostic Criteria and Delay in Diagnosis of Narcolepsy 6.       Narcolepsy in Childhood 7.       Narcolepsy in the Older Adult 8.       Hypnagogic Hallucinations and Sleep Paralysis 9.       Symptomatic Narcolepsy or Hypersomnia, with and without Hypocretin (Orexin) Deficiency 10.   Hypersomnias Other than Narcolepsy: Differential Diagnosis  11.   Narcolepsy and Other Comorbid Medical Illnesses 12.   Sleep Disorders Comorbidities in Narcolepsy and their Management 13.   Neuroimaging of Narcolepsy Section III--Psychosocial Considerations 14.   Quality of Life and Psychosocial Issues in Narcolepsy: Implications for Management 15.   Narcolepsy, Intimacy and Sexuality 16.   Memory and Cognition in Narcolepsy 17.   Psychoanalysis and Narcolepsy 18.   Dreaming in Narcolepsy 19.   Narcolepsy and Mental Illness 20.   Narcolepsy, Driving and Traffic Safety Section IV--Management 21.   Overview of Management of Narcolepsy  22.   Modes of Action of Drugs Related to Narcolepsy: Pharmacology of Wake-Promoting Compounds and Anticataplectics 23.   Modafinil/Armodafinil in the Treatment of Narcolepsy  24.   Sodium Oxybate in the Treatment of Narcolepsy 25.   Pregnancy and Anaesthesia in Narcolepsy 26.   Emerging Treatments for Narcolepsy 27.   Behavioral and Non-Pharmacological Management of Narcolepsy Section V--Health Care Delivery and Medico-Legal Considerations 28.   Narcolepsy and Developmental Disability 29.   Succeeding in School and in the Workplace with Narcolepsy 30.   Medico-Legal Aspects of Disability in Narcolepsy 31.   The Affordable Care Act and the Future of Sleep Medicine Authors Meeta Goswami, BDS, MPH, PhD, Director, Narcolepsy Institute, Montefiore Medical Center, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Bronx, New York, USA Michael J. Thorpy, MD, Director, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA and S. R. Pandi-Perumal, Somnpogen Canada Inc, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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