Cardiovascular Consequences of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Chapter 30 Cardiovascular Consequences of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Abu Shamsuzzaman and Raouf Amin Introduction Our knowledge about the link between sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and cardiovascular dysfunction in children has grown…

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Sleep Disorder Breathing: A Dental Perspective

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Chapter 34 Sleep Disorder Breathing A Dental Perspective Kevin L. Boyd and Stephen H. Sheldon Introduction With their 1981 publication Western Diseases: Their Emergence and Prevention,1 authors Hugh Trowell and…

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Polysomnography and MSLT

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Chapter 49 Polysomnography and MSLT Jyoti Krishna Introduction Cliched as it may be the wisdom in the art of medical evaluation of the sick lies primarily in a thorough history…

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Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Epilepsy

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Chapter 44 Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Epilepsy Madeleine M. Grigg-Damberger Introduction Sleep problems and primary sleep disorders are far more likely to be found in children with epilepsy (CWE)…

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Sleep History and Differential Diagnosis

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Chapter 9 Sleep History and Differential Diagnosis Stephen H. Sheldon Introduction Clinical evaluation is the most important part of the process of assessment and diagnosis of sleep and its disorders…

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Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Chapter 28 Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Eliot S. Katz and Carole L. Marcus Introduction Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is a common and serious cause of morbidity during childhood. This chapter…

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Non-Invasive Positive Airway Pressure Treatment

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Chapter 35 Non-Invasive Positive Airway Pressure Treatment Yakov Sivan and Guy Gut Introduction Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) encompasses a variety of noninvasive techniques of ventilatory therapy delivered through an…

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