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Introduction to Modern Sleep Technology

Author: Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang; Shih-Chun (Jessy) Kang
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2012.
Series: Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering, 2213-8986, 64; International series on intelligent systems, control and automation--science and engineering, 64.
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Sleep medicine has been developing for more than 40 years. The current concepts in sleep technology are mainly centered on polysomnography (PSG) and issues related to sleep technicians. However, the editors believe that the true value of technology is revealed only when benefits to humanity are manifest. To this end, they endeavor to create a new era in sleep technology, one that will improve the quality of people's  Read more...
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Material Type: Bibliographic data, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang; Shih-Chun (Jessy) Kang
ISBN: 9789400754706 9400754701
OCLC Number: 826065042
Description: 1 online resource (XXIV, 293 p. 106 illus., 47 illus. in color.)
Contents: Section I: Introduction of Sleep Technology --
Chapter 1: Introduction of Sleep Technology, by Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, Shih Chung Kang --
Section II: Sleep Technology in Diagnosis and Screening: Chapter 2: Evaluation Instruments for Sleep Disorders : Polysomnography --
History and Application, by José Haba-Rubio, Jean Krieger --
Chapter 3: Screening and Evaluation Instruments of Sleep Disorders - Actigraphy, by Peng Chih Wang --
Section III: Management of Sleep Disorders - Point of Views from Sleep Technology: Chapter 4: Management of Sleep Disorders - cPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), by Kannan Ramar --
Chapter 5: Management of Sleep Disorders - Sleep Technology on Surgical Concepts and Instruments, by Sung Wan Kim, Michael Sarte --
Chapter 6: Management of Sleep Disorders - Sleep Technology on Positional Therapy, by Chol Shin --
Chapter 7: Management of Sleep Disorders --
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, by Cheng Ming Yang --
Chapter 8: Management of Sleep Disorders - Light Therapy, by Wei-Chung Mao, Sin-Chien Lee, Hsi-Chung Chen --
Chapter 9: Management of Sleep Disorders - Biofeedback, by Pei-Shan Tsai --
Section IV: Sleep Technology in Work and Life: Chapter 10: Sleep Environmental Control: from Sleep Coach to Sleeper-Centered Bedroom, by Shih Chung Kang --
Chapter 11: Application of Biosensors on Sleep Technology, by Chih-Ting Lin --
Chapter 12: Sleep Technology on Driving Safety, by Sei-Wang Chen --
Chapter 13: Sleep Technology on the Elderly, by Michael V. Vitiello --
Chapter 14: Education on Sleep Technology, by Christian Guilleminault, Mia Zaharna --
Chapter 15: Sleep Technology Industry, by Hung-Hsiang Chiu, Peter Liu.
Series Title: Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering, 2213-8986, 64; International series on intelligent systems, control and automation--science and engineering, 64.
Responsibility: edited by Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, Shih-Chun (Jessy) Kang.

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Sleep medicine has been developing for more than 40 years. The current concepts in sleep technology are mainly centered on polysomnography (PSG) and issues related to sleep technicians. However, the editors believe that the true value of technology is revealed only when benefits to humanity are manifest. To this end, they endeavor to create a new era in sleep technology, one that will improve the quality of people's sleep and daily lives.This edited book, Introduction to Modern Sleep Technology, provides a comprehensive reference volume to the latest advancements in the area of Sleep Technology. It offers an excellent range of insights and opinions from leading researchers and experts in multiple disciplines spanning academia, clinical practice and industry. Up-to-date insights into the current research topics in this field are featured in addition to the latest technological advances with reference to appropriate working examples.The current book combines the five dimensions of knowledge, i.e., sleep medicine, clinical psychology engineering, industrial design and technology management to ensure the content is applicable to people's daily lives.

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