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To quote Eugene Robin, ". . . the sleeping patient is still a patient. His disease not only goes on while he sleeps, but indeed may progress in an entirely different fashion from its progression during the waking state." This is indeed true, and virtually any disease could worsen during sleep. Fortunately, there has been an explosion of information on sleep medicine over the last 15 years. Until now, however, no one text has tried to assimilate the information into a comprehensive book. The editors of Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine have taken that step.
Seventy-eight chapters by different
Principles and Practice of Sleep MedicineClinical Physiology of Sleep. Ann Intern Med. 1989;111:547. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-111-6-547_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1989;111(6):547.
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