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Sleep, health and society from aetiology to public health

Author: Francesco Cappuccio; Steven W Lockley; Michelle A Miller, Dr
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2010
Series: Epidemiology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume provides a preventive medicine approach to sleep medicine, looking at the epidemiological evidence that sleep deprivation and disturbance is linked to ill health, and exploring the public health implications with a view to developing preventive strategies
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francesco Cappuccio; Steven W Lockley; Michelle A Miller, Dr
ISBN: 0191595063 9780191595066 9780199566594 0199566593
OCLC Number: 1013577413
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xix, 471 Seiten) Illustrationen
Contents: 1. Sleep, health and society: the contribution of epidemiology ; 2. Principles of sleep physiology ; 3. Sleep deprivation and sleep disruption: risk factors and risk markers ; 4. Sleep and mortality ; 5. The epidemiology of sleep and cardiovascular risk and disease ; 6. Sleep and metabolic risk and disease ; 7. Sleep and respiratory disease ; 8. The epidemiology of sleep and depression ; 9. Sleep and neurological disorders ; 10. Sleep in children ; 11. Sleep, inflammation and disease ; 12. The genetics of sleep ; 13. The sociology of sleep ; 14. Psychosocial and medical consequences of misinterpreting sleep disturbance ; 15. Sleep and shift work ; 16. Sleepiness, alertness and performance ; 17. Effect of lack of sleep on medical errors ; 18. European working time directive and medical errors ; 19. A commentary on sleep education ; 20. Sleep, law and policy ; 21. Ethical considerations for the scheduling of work in continuous operations: physicians in training as a case study
Series Title: Epidemiology
Responsibility: edited by Francesco P. Cappuccio, Michelle A. Miller, Steven W. Lockley

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Sleep medicine is a growing field crossing a number of clinical disciplines. This book provides a preventive medicine approach to the subject, looking at the epidemiological evidence that sleep  Read more...

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This book is one of the first comprehensive reviews of the epidemiology of sleep ... The book is written in a variety of styles, each well suited to the chapter topic. This makes it easy to dip into Read more...

 
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