Fall 2000Fall2000


Advances in Managing RLS and PLMS
by Philip M. Becker, MD
Effective therapeutic intervention is available through behavioral strategies and pharmacotherapy when treating restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements in sleep

Circadian Rhythms in Infants
by Theresa Shumard
Maintaining a suitable sleep environment is critical to an infant’s sleep/wake schedule

The Results of CPAP Therapy Under Two Adherence Schedules
by Leon Rosenthal, MD
The use of CPAP for the entire sleep period is likely to be critical to the normalization of MSLT scores

CPAP: When to Discontinue Treatment
by Allen Boone, RPSGT
Physicians must ensure that patients receive continuous medical follow-up when deciding to discontinue CPAP treatment

Stroke and Sleep Apnea
by Mark Eric Dyken, MD
OSA has the potential to contribute to or exacerbate a cerebrovascular accident

A Review of Oral Appliance Therapy in Sleep Populations
by Robert R. Rogers, DMD
Further study into side effects and compliance is crucial for the complete understanding of the role that oral appliances will ultimately play in the management of sleep disordered breathing.


Publisher’s Message
by Tony Ramos
Good Morning Sleep Review

Guest Editorial
What If?
by Don A. Pantino, DDS
Patients with sleep disordered breathing can benefit from education, interdisciplinary communication, and awareness.


Manufacturing News

Case Report
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Massive Weight Loss
by Thomas Kilkenny, DO, FAASM, and Steve Grenard, RRT
An obese 26-year-old female diagnosed with severe OSA, benefitted from a combination of gastric bypass surgery and CPAP.

Facility Profile
Center for Excellence
by Jennifer Vavra
SSDCRC is paving the way to excellence through vital research in sleep apnea, insomnia, and REM behavior disorders.

Product Profiles