Sleep Disorders Part II: Adults
Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Practice Level: Intermediate
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Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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Every person requires sleep as a normal part of daily activity and for continued health and stability. Almost everyone experiences disrupted sleep at one time or another. There may be some nights when sleep is hard to get, while on other nights, sleep cannot come soon enough. For a percentage of the population, sleep is continuously disrupted as a result of sleep disorders. These conditions impact the ability to achieve good, quality sleep and lead to chronic sleep deprivation, exhaustion, and possibly long-term health consequences.
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- Describe normal sleep cycles
- Explain circadian rhythms
- List common limb-related sleep disorders
- Describe common surgical treatment options for sleep disorders
II. Normal Sleep Patterns
III. Common Sleep Disorders
1. Breathing Disorders
3. Circadian Rhythm Disorders
4. Limb Disorders
IV. Nighttime Sleep Behaviors
3. Confusional Arousals
4. REM Behavior Disorder
V. Sleep Disorders Secondary To Illness/Injury
1. Injury and Chronic Pain
3. Mental Illness
4. Heart Disease
VI. Sleep Tests
2. Maintenance of Wakefulness
3. Multiple Sleep Latency Test
5. Imaging and Laboratory Tests
VII. Treatments For Sleep Disorders
1. Behavioral Modifications
2. CPAP and BiPAP
4. Surgical Treatment
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