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Narcolepsy

A Clinical Guide

Editors: Goswami, Meeta, Thorpy, Michael J., Pandi-Perumal, S.R. (Eds.)

  • 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
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eBook 107,09 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-23739-8
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Hardcover 137,14 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-23738-1
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About this book

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.

About the 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

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S. R. Pandi-Perumal, Somnpogen Canada Inc, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Reviews

“The purpose is to present the current understanding of the etiology, presentation, and treatment of narcolepsy. … This book will benefit primary care physicians, sleep professionals, neurologists, psychiatrists, and pediatricians, as well as psychologists, social scientists, and nurses. It will be of interest to anyone involved in research or caring for this patient population. … This is a thorough, in-depth reference with up-to-date information on the etiology, presentation, psychosocial complications, and treatment of this illness.” (Michael Easton, Doody’s Book Reviews, July, 2016)


Table of contents (31 chapters)

  • The Genetics of Narcolepsy

    Taheri, Shahrad

    Pages 3-10

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  • Orexin (Hypocretin) and Narcolepsy

    Mieda, Michihiro (et al.)

    Pages 11-23

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  • Precipitants of Narcolepsy: Vaccines and Infections

    Kornum, Birgitte Rahbek

    Pages 25-33

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  • Epidemiology of Narcolepsy

    Hale, Lauren (et al.)

    Pages 37-43

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  • Diagnostic Criteria and Delay in Diagnosis of Narcolepsy

    Thorpy, Michael J.

    Pages 45-49

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Buy this book

eBook 107,09 €
price for France (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-23739-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 137,14 €
price for France (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-23738-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Narcolepsy
Book Subtitle
A Clinical Guide
Editors
  • Meeta Goswami
  • Michael J. Thorpy
  • S.R. Pandi-Perumal
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-23739-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-23739-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-23738-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXI, 451
Number of Illustrations and Tables
13 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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