A Case a Week: Sleep Disorders from the Cleveland Clinic by Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, Jyoti Krishna, Kumaraswamy Budur

By Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, Jyoti Krishna, Kumaraswamy Budur

Supplying a realistic method of the advent of sleep medication, this easy-to-use, concise quantity makes use of genuine sufferer instances from the Cleveland health center Sleep issues heart. a large spectrum of diagnoses are integrated to show the reader to the wide diversity of sleep-wake issues sufferer can event. Written in a concise structure designed to demonstrate the symptoms, diagnostic standards, workup and regimen remedy of sufferers featuring to the sleep medical institution, this quantity serves as a pragmatic textual content excellent for the busy primary-care practitioner looking to increase her wisdom of sleep-wake issues. at any time when attainable, tracings from diagnostic exams, images, and movies are supplied to reinforce medical displays and to assist in acceptance of abnormities pointed out within the sleep laboratory.

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It comprises an abbreviated electroencephalogram (EEG), electro-oculogram (EOG), and electromyogram (EMG) for the definition of wakefulness and various sleep stages. The recommended EMG derivations include 3 chin electrodes (middle, right, and left) and limb EMG (right and left anterior tibialis). The EKG consists of a single pair of electrodes (Lead II). It is recommended that abdominothoracic respiratory efforts be measured using calibrated or uncalibrated respiratory inductance plethsmography (RIP belts).

Chin EMG is the lowest among all stages for the entire recording (REM atonia). EEG background is mixed frequency and low amplitude with superimposed trains of 2–6 Hz irregular bursts of sharply serrated, “sawtooth” waves. N2 N3 REM nasal pressure signal decreases by 50% or more from the baseline for at least 10 seconds and is associated with either a desaturation of at least 3% or an EEG arousal (illustrated in Chapters 10 and 17). An arousal is scored in any stage of sleep when there is an abrupt change in EEG frequency including alpha, theta, or frequencies higher than 16 Hz.

He generally felt sleepy when he went to bed, but once he got there, he just could not sleep. He felt alert and nervous. ” He worried about his business’ recent expansion and its impact on the employees and finances. However, invariably, these thoughts were replaced by fears of not sleeping for the night and how the lack of sleep would affect him the next day. He sometimes felt angry that his wife could sleep like a baby while he was awake during the night. ” After falling asleep, he would wake up for no apparent reason once or twice during the night and have difficulty getting back to sleep.

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