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Sleep Issues in Neuromuscular Disorders: A Clinical Guide

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  • Edited by: Raghav Govindarajan, Pradeep C. Bollu
  • ISBN: 9783319730677
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: May 18, 2018
  • Format: Hardback – 170 Pages
  • Language: English


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Description

This concise text provides a quick reference to clinically relevant material in both sleep medicine and neuromuscular medicine. Divided into ten chapters, the book begins by laying the foundation for understanding sleep issues in neuromuscular disorders and moves on to offering an overview of sleep disorders in various neuromuscular conditions.

Chapters feature practical advice in managing sleep issues, including an overview of noninvasive ventilation. The final part of the book provides useful tables, charts, pictures and flow charts for quick reference in sleep medicine and neuromuscular medicine. Filling a critical gap in the literature, this guide helps anyone treating neuromuscular patients understand the basics of sleep and neuromuscular disorders and its management.

Key Features
  • Provides the latest clinical information on sleep issues in neuromuscular disorders
  • Practical and easy-to-read
  • Fills a critical gap in the literature
Table of Contents
  1. Sleep stages and cardiorespiratory monitoring
  2. Neuromuscular respiratory weakness and its management
  3. Sleep issues in motor neuron disease
  4. Sleep issues in myopathic and muscular dystrophies
  5. Sleep issues in NMJ disorders
  6. Sleep issues in peripheral neuropathies-sleep apnea
  7. Sleep issues in peripheral neuropathies-movement disorders
  8. Sleep issues in pediatric neuromuscular disorders Part-1
  9. Sleep issues in pediatric neuromuscular disorders Part-2
  10. Basics of non-invasive ventilation
  11. Practical aspects of non-invasive ventilation
  12. Use and role of non-invasive ventilation in neuromuscular disorders
  13. Troubleshooting with non-invasive ventilation- Frequently asked questions and their answers
Authors Biography

Raghav Govindarajan, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Pradeep C Bollu, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Dr. Govindarajan is a board certified neuromuscular physician with a special interest in sleep issues in neuromuscular disorders. His academic record includes 12 teaching awards, 3 grants, 10 research awards with more than 30 publications, 4 book chapters, multiple platform presentation, grand rounds and invited presentations. He has been awarded the Arnold P Gold Foundation’s ‘Golden Doc’ award two times.

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