Oxford Handbook of Sleep Medicine (Oxford Medical Handbooks) (Paperback)

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The Oxford Handbook of Sleep Medicine provides a comprehensive, practical guide to clinicians of all backgrounds for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders across clinical specialties. Sleep medicine is encountered in almost every field of medicine yet clinical training and practical guidance is often difficult to find. This handbook is essential for all clinicians seeking a clear and concise quick-reference guide to sleep disorders in their day-to-day practice, from the GP to specialists in respiratory medicine, psychiatry, neurology and surgery. It will also provide an excellent resource for those pursuing specialist training in clinical sleep medicine.

This handbook is written from a practical perspective, to guide clinical practice, rather than providing simply theoretical knowledge. It provides guidance from experienced clinicians across a range of specialties to provide a truly comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to sleep medicine. This handbook covers the full range of sleep disorders, from insomnia to very rare movement disorders, to ensure the reader has quick access to the right information whenever they need it.

About the Author


Guy Leschziner, Consultant Neurologist; Professor of Neurology and Sleep Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals; Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London, UK Prof Leschziner is a consultant neurologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals in London, where he leads the Sleep Disorders Centre, one of the UK's only multidisciplinary sleep services. He works alongside respiratory physicians, neurologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychiatrists, psychologists, specialist pharmacists, and sleep technologists, to provide a comprehensive clinical sleep centre. He has a particular interest in broadening education and interest in sleep and neuroscience, and is the presenter of Mysteries of Sleep, and The Senses, two series for BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service. He is also author of The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780192848253
ISBN-10: 0192848259
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: August 9th, 2022
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks