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Volume 09 Issue 02
Editor-in-Chief: Nancy A. Collop, MD, FAASM, Atlanta, GA
ISSN (print): 1550-9389
ISSN (online): 1550-9397

EDITORIALS

SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATIONS

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Morbidity prior to a Diagnosis of Sleep-Disordered Breathing: A Controlled National Study
  • Poul Jennum, M.D., D.M.Sc.,
  • Rikke Ibsen, M.Sc.,
  • Jakob Kjellberg, M.Sc.
pp103–108
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Evaluation of a Single-Channel Nasal Pressure Device to Assess Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk in Laboratory and Home Environments
  • Kate E. Crowley, Ph.D.,
  • Shantha M.W. Rajaratnam, Ph.D.,
  • Steven A. Shea, Ph.D.,
  • Lawrence J. Epstein, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.,
  • Charles A. Czeisler, Ph.D., M.D., F.A.A.S.M.,
  • Steven W. Lockley, Ph.D.,
  • for the Harvard Work Hours, Health and Safety Group
pp109–116
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Modified Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and Coblation Channeling of the Tongue for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Multi-Centre Australian Trial
  • Stuart G. MacKay, M.D.,
  • A. Simon Carney, M.D.,
  • Charmaine Woods, Ph.D.,
  • Nick Antic, Ph.D.,
  • R. Doug McEvoy, M.D.,
  • Michael Chia, M.D.,
  • Terry Sands, M.D.,
  • Andrew Jones, M.D.,
  • Jonathan Hobson, M.D.,
  • Samuel Robinson, M.D.
pp117–124
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A Quantitative Approach to Distinguishing Older Adults with Insomnia from Good Sleeper Controls
  • Jessica C. Levenson, M.S.,
  • Wendy M. Troxel, Ph.D.,
  • Amy Begley, M.A.,
  • Martica Hall, Ph.D.,
  • Anne Germain, Ph.D.,
  • Timothy H. Monk, Ph.D.,
  • Daniel J. Buysse, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.
pp125–131
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Nightmares and Dysfunctional Beliefs about Sleep Mediate the Effect of Insomnia Symptoms on Suicidal Ideation
  • W. Vaughn McCall, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.S.M.,
  • Nicholas Batson, M.D.,
  • Megan Webster, M.D.,
  • L. Douglas Case, Ph.D.,
  • Indu Joshi, M.D.,
  • Todd Derreberry, M.D.,
  • Adam McDonough, M.D.,
  • Suzan R. Farris, B.A.
pp135–140
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Insomnia and Epilepsy: A Questionnaire-Based Study
  • Martina Vendrame, M.D., Ph.D.,
  • Betty Yang, B.S.,
  • Stephanie Jackson, M.D.,
  • Sanford H. Auerbach, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.
pp141–146
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Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep Contribute to Further Cardiac Structure Abnormalities in Hemodialysis Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Christoforos D. Giannaki, Ph.D.,
  • Paris Zigoulis, M.D.,
  • Christina Karatzaferi, Ph.D.,
  • Georgios M. Hadjigeorgiou, M.D., Ph.D.,
  • Keith P. George, Ph.D.,
  • Konstantinos Gourgoulianis, M.D., Ph.D.,
  • Yiannis Koutedakis, Ph.D.,
  • Ioannis Stefanidis, M.D., Ph.D.,
  • Giorgos K. Sakkas, Ph.D.
pp147–153
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Use of a Supplementary Internet Based Education Program Improves Sleep Literacy in College Psychology Students
  • Stuart F. Quan, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.,
  • Janis L. Anderson, Ph.D.,
  • Gordon K. Hodge, Ph.D.
pp155–160
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CASE REPORTS

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Central Sleep Apnea Interfering with Adequate Left Ventricular Filling in a Patient with Left Ventricular Assist Device
  • S. Allan Schaffer, M.D.,
  • Robert S. Bercovitch, M.D.,
  • Heather J. Ross, M.D. MHSc,
  • Vivek Rao, M.D., Ph.D.
pp161–162
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Due To Extrathoracic Tracheomalacia
  • Hiren Muzumdar, M.D.,
  • K. Nandalike, M.D.,
  • J. Bent, M.D.,
  • Raanan Arens, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.
pp163–164
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REVIEW ARTICLES

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Effect of Oral Appliances on Blood Pressure in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
  • Imran H. Iftikhar, M.D.,
  • Erin Rikard Hays, M.D.,
  • Michelle-Anne Iverson, D.O.,
  • Ulysses J. Magalang, M.D.,
  • Andrea Kay Maas, M.D.
pp165–174
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SPECIAL ARTICLES

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A Snapshot of the Practice of Sleep Medicine: A Survey Solicited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Susan Redline, M.D.,
  • M. Safwan Badr, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.,
  • Ronald Chervin, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.,
  • on behalf of the AASM Board of Directors
pp175–176

SLEEP MEDICINE PEARLS

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Nocturnal Paroxysmal Events in an 8-Year-Old Girl
  • Lourdes M. DelRosso, M.D.,
  • Lei Wang, M.D.,
  • Romy Hoque, M.D.
pp178–180

JOURNAL CLUB

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CPAP and Hypertension in Nonsleepy Patients
  • Barbara Phillips, M.D., M.S.P.H., F.A.A.S.M.,
  • Shirin Shafazand, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.S.M.
pp181–182
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