Contemporary Sleep Medicine For Physicians

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Contemporary Sleep Medicine should be of interest to a large number of readers interested in sleep medicine. It is divided into two parts – one for patients or simple readers and another for ...
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Sleep History and Physical Examination

Pp. 40-48 (9)

David A. Schulman

Abstract

Patients afflicted with sleep disorders may have a wide variety of complaints, the majority of which are, generally, nonspecific. It is therefore critically important that providers caring for these patients should be well-versed in the appropriate work-up of snoring, daytime sleepiness, insomnia and nocturnal behaviors. This chapter will briefly review these common complaints and the appropriate evaluation of each.

Affiliation:

Assistant Professor of Medicine - Emory University, 615 Michael Street, Suite 205, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA