Snoring and Sleep Apnea - Ralph A. Pascualy
Snoring and Sleep Apnea is written people with sleep apnea, as well as for their bed partners, families, and friends, and for health care professionals involved in sleep apnea management. Written by experts in the field, the book covers causes, diagnosis, treatment, and surgical techniques as well as the pros and cons of specific therapies. Readers learn when snoring is a sign of sleep apnea, why the condition is dangerous, when to see a sleep specialist, where to find an accredited sleep disorder center, the latest treatments, and how to feel better fast. Fully revised and expanded, this edition also contains a new chapter on women and sleep apnea; managing children and adolescents with the problem; advances in CPAP and other key treatments; and the latest statistics on the impact of sleep apnea on obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
* Amazon Sales Rank: #413588 in Books
* Published on: 2008-01-15
* Original language: English
* Number of items: 1
* Binding: Paperback
* 286 pages
"The authors of this excellent book provide information about sleep apnea primarily to patients and their families. The uniqueness of the book resides in a blend of the viewpoint of a physician (sleep medicine specialist) and the viewpoint of a patient's spouse. The reader is provided with state-of -the-art information in the field of sleep apnea in a more palatable form." -- Doody Publishing "...continues to be an invaluable resource for anyone afflicted withthe health risks and inconvenience of sleep disorders...Written so as to be totally accessible for the nonspecialist general reader...a must have for anyone who suffers, and their friends and family who want to help them cope with and overcome this health-hazardous condition." --The Bookwatch January 2000 "...cover(s) the latest sleep clinic findings on the topic. Answers to key questions are written withthe lay reader in mind and are easy to understand." --The Bookwatch October 2000
Highly readable and practical... If you buy one book on sleep apnea, this is the one! -- Library Journal, January 2005
About the Author
Ralph Pascualy, M.D., is a leading clinician in the management of sleep disorders and the director of a major sleep disorder center at Providence Hospital in Seattle.