Sleep and Quality of Life in Clinical Medicine

Editors: Verster, Joris, Pandi-Perumal, Seithikurippu Ratnas, Streiner, David L. (Eds.)

  • Provides comprehensive coverage
  • Offers an evidence-based introduction to the subject
  • State-of-the-art reference
  • Features a multidisciplinary approach
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The first of its kind, Sleep and Quality of Life in Clinical Medicine provides an evidence-based introduction to the interface between sleep wide range of medical disorders. Many patients experience sleep disturbances secondary to their primary illness and this often has a negative effect on their quality of life. Sleep and Quality of Life in Clinical Medicine is essential reading for all health care professionals concerned with their patients’ well being. A clinically focused, comprehensive review for physicians and other health providers, this volume is a state-of-the-art reference work that can also serve as a textbook for students and researchers who wish to become familiar with the impact of sleep on quality of life.

 

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From the reviews:

"This book is targeted to healthcare professionals who treat patients with sleep disorders and are concerned about the patients’ overall well-being and how the disorders impact their quality of life. It also is an excellent resource for students and researchers in the field of sleep medicine who wish to examine the impact of sleep on quality of life. … is a comprehensive and well organized book on the important issue of sleep and quality of life." (Isabel L. Crisostomo, Doody’s Review Service, August, 2008)

"The book provide an overview of the relationship between sleep and quality of life. … Most chapters share a specified format, beginning with a summary and lists of keywords and learning objectives and closing with conclusions and a review of problems … . This format provides a consistency that enhances the usefulness of the book. … The primary readership should be sleep clinicians, researchers, and medical and postdoctoral students. The book’s strengths include an easily readable style, with little medical jargon." (Clete A. Kushida, New England Journal of Medicine, October, 2008)

"Sleep and Quality of Life in Clinical Medicine encompasses 53 chapters closely looking at sleep disturbances induced by specific sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy … . useful for readers who know little about sleep medicine. … covers what the readers has always and never wanted to know about sleep, its associated medical disorders, and quality of life. The book likewise includes a useful bibliography with references dated … as well as an 18-page index, both of which are helpful when navigating through chapters." (Michelle Cao, Journal of the American Medical Association, November, 2008)


Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • Human Sleep

    Jaime M. Monti, Daniel Monti

    Pages 29-36

  • Sleep Disorders

    Geneviève St-Jean, Célyne H. Bastien

    Pages 37-45

  • Sleep and Quality of Life in Insomnia

    Damien Leger

    Pages 47-51

  • Effects of Hypnotics on Sleep and Quality of Life in Insomnia

    Chris Alford, Sue Wilson

    Pages 53-66

  • Sleep and Quality of Life in Sleep Apnea

    Amy D. Atkeson, Robert C. Basner

    Pages 79-91

Buy this book

eBook $229.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-60327-343-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $299.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-60327-340-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $299.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-61737-891-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sleep and Quality of Life in Clinical Medicine
Editors
  • Joris Verster
  • Seithikurippu Ratnas Pandi-Perumal
  • David L. Streiner
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press
eBook ISBN
978-1-60327-343-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-60327-343-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-60327-340-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-61737-891-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 534
Number of Illustrations and Tables
40 b/w illustrations
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