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sleep medicine

Medtalk The sub(subspecialty) of internal medicine that studies and manages poor sleep hygiene Vox populi A medicine with a sedating or calming effect, intended to promote sleep
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The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is a professional medical society for clinicians, researchers, and other health care providers in the field of sleep medicine.
For his part, Tunisian society of sleep medicine president Mohamed Triki said that 250 doctors from Tunisia, Algeria and France are taking part in the meeting.
However, in a community practice, even in a suburb where patients are well informed regarding their health issues, unless an HST is performed in a sleep center or by a physician knowledgeable in sleep medicine, who follows the patient and checks compliance, there is a major difference in the clinical success rate.
Most insurers cover it, but the American Board of Sleep Medicine has certified just 400 practitioners of behavioral treatment in the United States.
Siraj Omar Walli, associate professor and director of The Sleep Medicine and Research Center in Jeddah, and one of the participants in the study, said the syndrome is a sleep disorder where patients complain, mostly women, of a strange and uncomfortable feeling in both legs, with the urge to move them.
The first textbook of sleep medicine "Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine" was published in 80's.
The clinical practice of Sleep Medicine will play a crucial role in fatigue risk management.
PHOENIX - Sleep medicine doctors need to get ahead of the curve on home sleep apnea testing or risk being put out of business, according to Dr.
Dr David White, chief medical officer for Philips Home Healthcare Solutions and a professor of sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School, said: "Philips offers a wide range of sleep-related products and solutions, from diagnostic tools through to patient-centered sleep therapy devices, to enhance the quality of sleep and improve the health and well-being of our customers and patients around the world.
Dutch electronics company Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG) (AEX:PHI) today launched a global partnership with the World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM).
The main categories of sleep disorders have been set out by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2005) (see Table 1).
The company, promoted by Dr Lavanya Gali, Sleep Disorder Specialist certified by American Board of Sleep Medicine, is opening its first SleepCare centre in Hyderabad on Friday.