Epilepsy and Sleep
Physiological and Clinical Relationships
Coordinators: Dinner Dudley S., Luders Hans O.Language: Anglais
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300 p. · 15.2x22.9 cm · Hardback
The annual cost of treating epilepsy in the United States is an estimated $12.5 billion, according to a report issued January 2000 by The Epilepsy Foundation. The Foundation also reports that more than 180,000 Americans develop epilepsy each year. However, thousands more cases may be misdiagnosed as sleeping disorders, causing these figures to jump significantly. This correlation and diagnosis can help determine the correct type of medication to administer to regulate the symptoms, in turn saving hundreds of hours of lost time at work and millions of dollars.
* Provides the first comprehensive source of information available on the correlation between epilepsy and sleep
* Outlines sleeping disorder symptoms which may in fact be caused by epilepsy
* Well illustrated, easy-to-read text
* An essential text for epileptologists, psychiatrists, physicians, and sleep disorder therapists
* Written by internationally recognized experts in the field
Relationship of Epilepsy and Sleep: Overview, D.S. Dinner and H.O. Lüders.
Electrophysiology of Sleep, F. Amzica and M. Steriade.
Physiology Underlying Reationship of Epilepsy and Sleep, M.N. Shouse.
Sleep Deprivation and Epilepsy, P. Kotagal.
Generalized Epilepsy and Sleep, S. Noachtar.
Focal Epilepsy and Sleep, M.R. Sammaritano.
Epilepsy in the Neonate and Infant and Sleep, M.S. Scher.
Cyclic Alternating Pattern and Sleep, L. Parrino and M.G. Terzano.
Electrical Status Epilepticus of Sleep, C.A. Tassinari, S. Meletti, L. Volpi, G. Rubboli, R. Michelucci, and H. Brunnschweiler.
Acquired Epileptic Aphasia, C.A. Tassinari, S. Meletti, G. Rubboli, R. Michelucci, L. Volpi, and H. Brunnschweiler.
Sleep Disorders in Epilepsy, N. Foldvary.
Non-Rapid Eye Movement Parasomnias, B.A. Malow and M.S. Aldrich.
Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder, C.H. Schenck and M.W. Mahowald.
Nocturnal Paroxysmal Dystonia and Frontal Lobe Epilepsy, S. Rona.
Cataplexy, C. Guilleminault and L. Palombini.
Video Electroencephalography and Polysomnography, B.R. Wolgamuth, J.C. Bulacio, and D.S. Dinner.
Postictal State, D.R. Nair.