Allergy and Sleep: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice

Anna Fishbein, Stephen H. Sheldon

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1 Scopus citations

Abstract

Sleep-related abnormalities occurring as a result of allergic disorders can impact an affected individual’s health and overall well-being in a myriad of ways. This comprehensive book thoroughly covers the management of allergic and sleep disorders, providing a detailed discussion on how these co-occurring, often overlapping conditions can be treated in a personalized and patient-oriented manner. Allergy and Sleep: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice takes care to include a wide range of multidisciplinary perspectives required to effectively assess and manage allergy and sleep disorders, from allergists, sleep medicine specialists, otolaryngologists, and dermatologists, to primary care physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, and other researchers. Allergy and Sleep begins with a thorough grounding on the science of sleep, allergy, immunology, circadian rhythms and circadian immunology. Part II addresses assessment and treatment of common allergic diseases with comorbid sleep components, in a practical, easy-to-use case-based format. Later sections closely examine sleep-related disturbances commonly associated with asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic disease; providing treatment guidelines, and detail various approaches to management throughout the patient’s lifespan. This resource concludes with a review of disease, sleep and circadian-specific therapeutics. Written by experts in their respective fields, Allergy and Sleep: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice is an ideal resource and important reference for any clinician working with patients suffering from sleep-related abnormalities due to allergic disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages463
ISBN (Electronic)9783030147389
ISBN (Print)9783030147372
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

Keywords

  • allergy
  • asthma
  • atopy
  • circadian rhythm
  • hay fever
  • sleep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine
  • General Immunology and Microbiology

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