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Sleep Disorders and Sleep Promotion in Nursing Practice

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Sleep Disorders and Sleep Promotion in Nursing Practice

SKU# 9780826106575


  • Nancy Redeker PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Geoffry Phillips McEnany PhD, APRN, BC
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2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in Gerontologic Nursing!

Sleep medicine texts have been available for decades, [but]...this is the first "Sleep Nursing" text to fill an important gap from a nursing perspective."--Nurse Education in Practice

This book is unique in that it examines sleep and sleep disorders from a nursing perspective...It is a valuable resource for academic nursing, as well as a relevant and useful companion for clinical nursing professionals." Score: 94, 4 stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews

This comprehensive volume presents the latest scientific evidence on health promotion, prevention, and treatment for sleep and sleep disorders. This graduate textbook and reference guide provides strategies for promoting normal sleep, caring for disordered sleep, and supporting sleep in health care settings.

Written by leading nursing experts, this book is an invaluable source for graduate educators and students, as well as practitioners and researchers caring for patients suffering from sleep disorders.

Key Features:

  • Contains a digital Teacher's Guide and curriculum module
  • Covers important topics in sleep medicine: insomnia, breathing and movement disorders, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders, chronic conditions, psychiatric disorders, and pediatric issues
  • Provides treatment options for sleep disorders in a variety of health care settings
  • Highlights issues in primary care, as well as alternative/complimentary health care

An instructor's guide is available upon request.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date April 22, 2011
  • Page Count 440
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826106575
  • EISBN 9780826106582

Table of Contents 

Unit I: Normal Sleep: Population-focused approach (*This unit includes content to support subsequent sections. Due to chapter differences, no template is possible)

Chapter 1. Physiological and Behavioral Aspects of Normal sleep (Carol Landis)

Chapter 2. Developmental Aspects of Normal Sleep over the Human Lifespan (Linda Scott, tentative)

Chapter 3. Gender and Sleep (Kathryn Lee)

Chapter 4. Cultural Aspects of Sleep (Martha Gallagher, tentative)

Chapter 5: Approach to Conducting a Sleep Assessment (Teresa Ward)

Unit II: Sleep Disorders: Epidemiology, Impact, Assessment, and Treatment

Chapter 6. The Nature of Sleep Disorders and Their Impact (Nancy Redeker)

Chapter 7. Insomnia (Carla Junquist)

Chapter 8. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders (Terry Weaver)

Chapter 9. Movement Disorders (Norma Cuellar)

Chapter 10. Narcolepsy (Ann Rogers)

Chapter 11. Circadian Rhythm Disorders (Glenna Dowling)

Chapter 12. Sleep and Chronic Medical Conditions (Kathy Parker)

Chapter 13. Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders (Geoffry McEnany)

Chapter 14. Childhood Sleep Disorders (Kristin Archibald)

Unit III: Sleep Promotion in the Context of Health Care Delivery Settings

Chapter 15. Sleep promotion and the childbearing family (Gail Kiechkefer)

Chapter 16. Sleep promotion and child health (to include primary and acute care settings) (Kristen Archbold)

Chapter 17. Sleep promotion in primary care of adults and older adults (Cathy Cole - tentative)

Chapter 18. Sleep promotion in psychiatric-mental health care settings (Pam Minarik)

Chapter 19. Sleep promotion in adult acute care settings (Christine Hedges & Nancy Redeker)

Chapter 20. Sleep promotion in long-term care (Kathy Richards)

Chapter 21. Sleep promotion in occupational health (Jean Geiger-Brown)

Chapter 22. Complementary/Alternative Treatments for Sleep (Cheryl Bouirguignon)

Chapter 23. Nurses' roles in specialized sleep clinics (Anne Rogers et al)

Chapter 24: State of the Science & Future Directions (Nancy Redeker & Geoffry McEnany)

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