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Author Lavie, P. (Peretz), 1949-

Uniform Title Lelot le-lo naat. English
Title Restless nights [electronic resource] : understanding snoring and sleep apnea / Peretz Lavie ; translated from the Hebrew by Anthony Berris.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 274 p. : ill.
Note "First published in Hebrew in 2002 by Yedioth Ahronot Books, Chemed Books, Tel Aviv"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The breath of life -- Respiratory control -- The first pickwickian -- Rediscovery of the pickwickian patient -- Western innovations -- The dog dropped off and the experiment woke up -- From an exotic syndrome to a public health issue -- Risk factors for sleep apnea -- The syndrome's symptoms -- The price of awakenings -- At the temple of Morpheus -- Children and sleep apnea -- Sleep apnea, the heart, and the blood vessels -- From baroreceptors to free radicals -- Death at an early age and the paradox of old age -- Treatments for sleep apnea syndrome -- Sleeping under pressure: the big promise --A whole new understanding.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sleep apnea syndromes.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0300085443 (alk. paper)

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