Dental Sleep Medicine Basics

The Clinical Guide to Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Author: Dds Mark Collins

Publisher: Mill City Press, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781545605028

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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Advance your dental practice by tapping into the booming field of oral appliances for the treatment of sleep apnea. Dental Sleep Medicine Basics is the first and only book teaching the step by step clinical aspects of Dental Sleep Medicine. This book highlights the background of sleep apnea and the role of a dentist in treating it. It is organized in the step by step fashion that facilitates efficiency and thoroughness allowing a dentist to not only help patients with sleep apnea, but also get paid for it. The use of illustrations and descriptions will help to understand each step. Mark Collins DDS, DABDSM a seasoned dentist in dental sleep medicine presents the clinical guide to treat obstructive sleep apnea, including: Background on sleep apnea and current treatments available How to screen patients for obstructive sleep apnea The thorough and proper comprehensive examination An understanding of appliance choices Proper bite and appliance impressions Potential complications and corrections Templates and sample forms for your practice Guidance on medical billing, including Medicare Sleep apnea plagues millions of Americans, keeping them and their families from getting adequate rest, often for years (even decades) at a time. With only a few viable treatments available, most sleep apnea sufferers feel they have little recourse. Where surgery and apnea masks fail, dental sleep medicine and oral appliances may succeed. Containing illustrative pictures and thorough explanations, Dental Sleep Medicine Basics is a step-by-step guide to help get your clinical treatment of the disorder off the ground and start treating the millions of sufferers who need your help today. This is a comprehensive clinical guide with everything you need to treat obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Mark Collins DDS, DABDSM a private practice dentist that has taught hundreds of dentists dental sleep medicine, published articles on dental sleep medicine, served on the credentialing committee with the AADSM, was the first facility accredited by the AADSM in the state of Arizona, and designed dental sleep management software.
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The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions

Author: Lauren L. Patton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118929276

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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With new medications, medical therapies, and increasing numbers of older and medically complex patients seeking dental care, all dentists, hygienists, and students must understand the intersection of common diseases, medical management, and dental management to coordinate and deliver safe care. This new second edition updates all of the protocols and guidelines for treatment and medications and adds more information to aid with patient medical assessments, and clearly organizes individual conditions under three headings: background, medical management, and dental management. Written by more than 25 expert academics and clinicians, this evidence-based guide takes a patient-focused approach to help you deliver safe, coordinated oral health care for patients with medical conditions. Other sections contain disease descriptions, pathogenesis, coordination of care between the dentist and physician, and key questions to ask the patient and physician.
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Therapy in Sleep Medicine E-Book

Author: Teri J. Barkoukis,Jean K. Matheson,Richard Ferber,Karl Doghramji

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455723304

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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Therapy in Sleep Medicine, by Drs. Teri J. Barkoukis, Jean K. Matheson, Richard Ferber, and Karl Doghrami, provides the clinically focused coverage you need for rapid diagnosis and effective treatment of sleep disorders. A multidisciplinary team of leading authorities presents the latest on sleep breathing disorders (including obstructive sleep apnea), neuropharmacology, parasomnias, neurologic disorders affecting sleep, sleep therapy for women, sleep therapy in geriatric patients, controversies, and future trends in therapy in a highly illustrated, easy-to-follow format. Diagnose and treat patients effectively with complete coverage of the full range of sleep disorders. Find diagnostic and treatment information quickly and easily thanks to a highly illustrated, easy-to-read format that highlights key details. Stay current on discussions of hot topics, including sleep breathing disorders (including obstructive sleep apnea), neuropharmacology, parasomnias, neurologic disorders affecting sleep, sleep therapy for women, sleep therapy in geriatric patients, controversies, and future trends in therapy. Tap into the expertise of a multidisciplinary team of leading authorities for well-rounded, trusted guidance.
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Review of Sleep Medicine E-Book

Author: Alon Y. Avidan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323473490

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 792

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Successfully review sleep medicine whether you plan to improve your sleep medicine competency skills or prepare for the Sleep Medicine Certification Exam with this expanded review-and-test workbook that includes more than 1,400 interactive questions and answers. Now in full color throughout, Review of Sleep Medicine, 4th Edition, by Dr. Alon Y. Avidan, features a new, high-yield format designed to help you make the most of your study time, using figures, polysomnography tracings, EEG illustrations, sleep actigraphy and sleep diaries, tables, algorithms, and key points to explain challenging topics. Includes concise summaries of all aspects of sleep medicine clinical summaries from epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnostic techniques, treatment strategies and prognostic implications. Provides a library of assessment questions with comprehensive explanations to help you identify the reasoning behind each answer and think logically about the problems. Offers the expertise of a multidisciplinary global team of experts including sleep researchers, multispecialty sleep clinicians, and educators. The unique strength of this educational resource is its inclusion of all sleep subspecialties from neurology to pulmonary medicine, psychiatry, internal medicine, clinical psychology, and Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Perfect for sleep medicine practitioners, sleep medicine fellows and trainees, allied health professionals, nurse practitioners, sleep technologists, and other health care providers as review tool, quick reference manual, and day-to-day resource on key topics in sleep medicine. Provides a highly effective review with a newly condensed, outline format that utilizes full-color tables, figures, diagrams, and charts to facilitate quick recall of information. Includes new and emerging data on the function and theories for why we sleep, quality assessment in sleep medicine, and benefits and risks of sleep-inducing medications. Contains new chapters on sleep stage scoring, sleep phylogenic evolution and ontogeny, geriatric sleep disorders and quality measures in sleep medicine.
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Sleep Disorders Medicine E-Book

Basic Science, Technical Considerations, and Clinical Aspects

Author: Sudhansu Chokroverty

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070203908X

Category: Medical

Page: 750

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Dr. Sudhansu Chokroverty—a world-recognized expert in sleep medicine—presents the third edition of Sleep Disorders Medicine for the latest developments in this rapidly expanding specialty, with coverage of neuroscience and clinical application. In addition to summarizing basic science and important technological aspects of diagnosis and treatment, this edition presents new chapters—on sleep and memory consolidation, neuroimaging, and more—in a color layout that makes it easy to access the latest advances in the field. The text’s manageable size and logical, multi-disciplinary approach make it the right choice for newcomers and experienced clinicians alike. Covers all aspects of sleep medicine in a practical, logical format divided into three sections: the basic science of sleep physiology, neuroanatomy, and biochemistry; the technical methods of recording; and a clinical approach to patients with sleep complaints. Represents the breadth of knowledge across disciplines through the contributions of 50 prominent names in the field of sleep medicine. Provides a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders with coverage of related fields such as pulmonology, otolaryngology, and psychiatry. Includes a Glossary of Terms adapted from the American Sleep Disorders Association for quick reference to the sleep terminology used throughout the text. Demonstrates how recent basic science advances affect clinical medicine through new chapters on Sleep Deprivation and Sleepiness; Sleep and Memory Consolidation; Neuroimaging in Sleep and Sleep Disorders; Nutrition and Sleep; Nature and Treatment of Insomnia; Evolution of Sleep from Birth through Adolescence; Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children and Women’s Sleep. Improves on the clarity and consistency of the text with a new, completely redrawn art program, including full-color illustrations in the clinical section that enhances diagnostic material.
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Sleep Disorders Medicine

Basic Science, Technical Considerations and Clinical Aspects

Author: Sudhansu Chokroverty

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493965786

Category: Medical

Page: 1269

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Since publication of the first edition in 1994, the second edition in 1999, and the third edition in 2009, many new advances in sleep medicine have been made and warrant a fourth edition. This comprehensive text features 19 additional chapters and covers basic science, technical and laboratory aspects and clinical and therapeutic advances in sleep medicine for beginners and seasoned practitioners. With the discovery of new entities, many new techniques and therapies, and evolving basic science understanding of sleep, Sleep Disorders Medicine, Fourth Edition brings old and new knowledge about sleep medicine together succinctly in one place for a deeper understanding of the topic. Neurologists, internists, family physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, otolaryngologists, dentists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists, intensivists, as well as those interested in advancing their knowledge in sleep and its disorders, will find this edition to be an invaluable resource to this bourgeoning field.
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Sleep Disorders in Pediatric Dentistry

Clinical Guide on Diagnosis and Management

Author: Edmund Liem

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3030132692

Category: Medical

Page: 140

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This book is designed to enable (pediatric) dentists to recognize the signs and symptoms of sleep disorders in their pediatric patients, it will help to understand the potential negative impact of a sleep disorder on the metabolic and cognitive neurodevelopment of a child and how to collaborate with others to implement appropriate management, including early (dentofacial) orthopedic intervention when necessary. A detailed examination of craniofacial signs and behavioral symptoms should alert the dentist to the potential presence of (a) sleep disorder(s) in children. The various treatment options other than positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy or adeno-tonsillectomy, which should be considered as potential life-saving short-term solutions, are discussed and shown. Treatment options that are discussed are dentofacial orthopedics (including orthotropics), orthodontics and orofacial myology; sample case outcomes are shown to demonstrate achievable results. Sleep Disorders in Pediatric Dentistry will serve as an excellent clinical guide that takes full account of recent developments in the field and explains the enormous potential that dentist can attribute to the patient’s overall (future) health. This book is also an excellent introduction for the general dentist to the medical world of (pediatric) sleep disorders. In this book a team of co-authors (2 medical doctors; 3 dental specialists; 3 general dentists and 3 dental hygienists) shared their knowledge that will educate the (pediatric) dentists about Sleep Disorders in Pediatric Dentistry.
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Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

Author: Fiona Grist

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444348272

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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The Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is a must-have introduction for those seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice. Written in a clear and accessible format, with colour illustration throughout, the book is a guide for all dental nurses with an interest in orthodontics. It is designed to reflect sections of the syllabus of the Certificate in Orthodontic Dental Nursing. Chapters cover such key topics as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding, and retention. There are also sections on care prior to treatment, including the requirements for a first appointment, and there is helpful guidance on maintaining motivation – particularly for young patients and their parents. Published in a compact format for portability and easy reference, this is a valuable addition to the Basic Guides series. Please note Figures 1.2 and 2.4 have now been corrected in the print edition and are available to purchase. All electronic versions have already been corrected.
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Ferri's Clinical Advisor

Instant Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: Fred F. Ferri

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780323013031

Category: Clinical Medicine

Page: 1713

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Here is a fast, efficient way to access important diagnostic and therapeutic information. Five distinct sections offer key information on patient and disease management · differential diagnosis · clinical algorithms · laboratory evaluations · and preventive guidelines. Covering nearly 1,100 current topics, this resource is a must-have, all-in-one guide to accessing key clinical information quickly and efficiently when busy practitioners need it most. The available book/CD-ROM package features the full contents of the book, plus complete prescribing information on all drugs listed in the book, and customizable patient teaching guides in English and Spanish-20 new to the 2003 volume. 90 new differential diagnosis topics. Timely sections on anthrax and smallpox vaccinations for children who travel pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for young children influenza antiviral medications management guidelines for occupational exposure to HBV, HCV, and HIV, and recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis. Expanded information on ICD codes and Medicare reimbursement. New laboratory topics, including BRCA analysis, C282Y and H63D mutation analysis, and cytokines. Over 100 new illustrations.
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