Breathing Disorders in Sleep, 1st Edition

Author :
By Walter T. McNicholas, MD, FRCPI, FRCP(C) and Eliot A. Phillipson, MD
Breathing Disorders in Sleep is an authorative reference for all those involved in the clinical investigation and care of patients with sleep-related respiratory disorders. Information is provided in a logical sequence, divided initially into Physiol ...view more
Breathing Disorders in Sleep is an authorative reference for all those involved in the clinical investigation and care of patients with sleep-related respiratory disorders. Information is provided in a logical sequence, divided initially into Physiology and Pathophysiology of Sleep and Respiration, Sleep Apnoea and Sleep in Other Respiratory Disorders.

From the foundation mechanisms involved, followed by clinical presentation through to management, clinical investigation and diagnosis, McNicholas and Phillipson have defined the current state-of-the-art in a rapidly growing and increasingly complex area.
ISBN :
9780702025105
Publication Date :
07-11-2001
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Breathing Disorders in Sleep is an authorative reference for all those involved in the clinical investigation and care of patients with sleep-related respiratory disorders. Information is provided in a logical sequence, divided initially into Physiology and Pathophysiology of Sleep and Respiration, Sleep Apnoea and Sleep in Other Respiratory Disorders.

From the foundation mechanisms involved, followed by clinical presentation through to management, clinical investigation and diagnosis, McNicholas and Phillipson have defined the current state-of-the-art in a rapidly growing and increasingly complex area.

Key Features
  • Offers management options for snoring and sleep apnoea.
  • Covers morbidity, mortality and public health implications of sleep apnoea.
  • Nocturnal asthma.
  • Sleep in COPD.
  • Distinguished editors and a world-renowned group of contributors have produced a one-stop, ultimate reference.
  • Of interest to anyone involved in clinical management or research in breathing disorders during sleep.

    Author Information
    By Walter T. McNicholas, MD, FRCPI, FRCP(C), Director, Respiratory Sleep Disorders Unit, St Vincent's University Hospital, and Conway Institute for Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Ireland and Eliot A. Phillipson, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada