Narcolepsy - A Clinical Guide

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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.

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Illustrations Note:
XXI, 451 p. 30 illus., 17 illus. in color.
Table of 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 N



arcolepsy


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

Editor:
Goswami, Meeta;Goswami
Thorpy, Michael J.;Thorpy
Pandi-Perumal, S.R.;Pandi-Perumal
Remarks:
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


Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Media Type:
Softcover
Publisher:
Springer International Publishing
Biography Artist:
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

Review:

"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)

Language:
English
Edition:
Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 2016
Number of Pages:
451

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Release date:
31 March 2018
Package Dimensions:
0.256 x 0.178 x 0.026 m; 1.206 kg
GTIN:
09783319795294
DUIN:
FRVT5BFAM7R
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