After an argument with a colleague, a graduate student appears "drunk" in class. What happened on the way to the lecture?
Sleep Apnea Gives Rise to Asthma Exacerbations
Obstructive sleep apnea, common in patients who have asthma, may contribute to severe exacerbations.
Hypoxia, Sleep Apnea Linked in Diabetes
And the parameters of hypoxemia may be more sensitive than the apnea–hypopnea index.
Sleep Quiz: You Snooze, You Lose
Physicians who aren't alert to the perils of sleep deprivation may not be able to give patients the advice they need. Take this test as a wake-up call.
Negative 40 Winks: 10 Facts About Sleep Deprivation
Hypertension, diabetes, depression, obesity—just a few of the chronic ills that affect persons with sleep insufficiency. Catch up on your sleep facts and figures in these 10 slides.
Here's a brief history of sleepwalking, associated factors, and pathology; sleep-related violence and forensic considerations; and management strategies.
Parasomnias: What Psychiatrists Need to Know
Here's an update on parasomnias—the undesirable physical, experiential, or behavioral phenomena that occur exclusively during sleep onset, during sleep, or during arousals from sleep.
The Correlation Between Sleep Disturbance and Suicide
All psychiatrists know the risk factors for suicide. Among the newest modifiable risk factors to join the list are insomnia and nightmares.
Video: Conducting Spirometry in Children
Prof. Dominic Fitzgerald, a pediatric respiratory and sleep physician, reviews the basics about spirometry, and explains its use in children.
Video: When Ovine Computation Fails to Induce Sleep
When counting sheep fails as first line therapy, what measures can you recommend to help your patient get some sleep?
Insomnia and Autism Fuel a Vicious Cycle
Insomnia is the predominant sleep disorder seen in autism spectrum disorder. The deficits of each condition compound those of the other.
Shift Work and Metabolic Disorders
Diabetes, obesity, CVD—all have been linked to disruption of the day-night rhythm caused by shift work. More facts and some tips for your shift-weary patients, here.
Five Top Papers From 2014 That Will Impact Your Practice
New drugs that treat stubborn illness seen often in primary care lead this group of Top 5 Papers for 2014. Type 2 diabetes, cryptogenic stroke, and hep-C are key targets.
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