Atlas of Sleep Medicine by Lois E. Krahn, Michael H. Silber, Timothy I. Morgenthaler

By Lois E. Krahn, Michael H. Silber, Timothy I. Morgenthaler

Written via skilled members from the popular Mayo health facility, the Atlas of Sleep and Sleep Medicine covers the background, humanities, and comparative organic points of sleep. This hugely illustrated source contains images, reproductions, photos, segments of sleep stories, and medical algorithms to help the clinician within the right analysis and administration of sleep disorders.

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Caffeine became a particularly central part of social events in the Middle East, which led to the development of elaborate serving pieces (Figure 14). In the case of opium and its derivatives, intricate vessels were crafted for the purpose of storing these highly prized substances (Figure 15). Insomnia is among the top 10 conditions for which people in the United States most frequently use complementary and alternative medicine (Figure 16). S. adults), having others pray for one’s health (24%), and using a prayer group (10%) (National Center for Health Statistics 2004) (11).

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In contrast, the giraffe, a large herbivore that needs to graze often to meet its caloric needs, has a total sleep time of as little as two hours over a 24-hour period (9). It has long been believed that the sloth, an animal so sedentary that algae sometimes grows on its fur, sleeps more than any other mammal, with a sleep time ranging from 15 to 20 hours a day (13). 5 hours. Circadian patterns of sleep and wakefulness in terrestrial mammalian species include major sleep periods that are diurnal, nocturnal, polyphasic, and irregular (Table 2).

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