Sleep Disorders Medicine

Basic Science, Technical Considerations and Clinical Aspects

  • Sudhansu¬†Chokroverty

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Basic Science of Sleep

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Clifford B. Saper
      Pages 3-4
    3. Sudhansu Chokroverty
      Pages 5-27
    4. Sudhansu Chokroverty
      Pages 29-39
    5. Michael A. Grandner, Raza Mian
      Pages 41-53
    6. James T. McKenna, Mark R. Zielinski, Robert W. McCarley
      Pages 55-77
    7. Marc Cuesta, Philippe Boudreau, Diane B. Boivin
      Pages 79-102
    8. Kristyna M. Hartse
      Pages 127-142
    9. David Hillman, Roop Kaw, Ralph Lydic
      Pages 143-151
    10. Sudhansu Chokroverty
      Pages 153-194
    11. Norah Simpson, Monika Haack, Janet M. Mullington
      Pages 195-203
    12. Rebecca M. C. Spencer, Matthew P. Walker, Robert Stickgold
      Pages 205-223
    13. James F. Pagel, Seithikurippu R. Pandi-Perumal
      Pages 225-234
    14. Vincent A. DeBari
      Pages 235-248
  3. Technical Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 249-249
    2. Diane L. Donnelly
      Pages 251-265
    3. Nic Butkov, Sharon A. Keenan
      Pages 267-294

About this book


Since publication of the first edition in 1994, the second edition in 1999, and the third edition in 2009, many new advances in sleep medicine have been made and warrant a fourth edition.  This comprehensive text features 19 additional chapters and covers basic science, technical and laboratory aspects and clinical and therapeutic advances in sleep medicine for beginners and seasoned practitioners.


With the discovery of new entities, many new techniques and therapies, and evolving basic science understanding of sleep, Sleep Disorders Medicine, Fourth Edition brings old and new knowledge about sleep medicine together succinctly in one place for a deeper understanding of the topic.  Neurologists, internists, family physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, otolaryngologists, dentists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists, intensivists, anesthesiologists as well as those interested in advancing their knowledge in sleep and its disorders, will find this edition to be an invaluable resource to this bourgeoning field.


Sleep Deprivation, neurobiology, REM and NREM sleep, alternative medicine, treatment, pharmacology, narcolepsy circadian rhythm, neurotransmitters, neurochemistry, anesthsia, epilepsy, apnea, gender, psychiatry, nutrition, insomnia, parasomnias, movement disorders, restless legs syndrome, thermoregulation, memory, immune regulation, physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Sudhansu¬†Chokroverty
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Graduate Medical EducationSeton Hall UniversitySouth OrangeUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-6576-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-6578-6
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