Montage Articles

Read Montage magazine issue two of 2023

Welcome to the latest edition of Montage, the AASM member magazine. In this issue, Dr. James Rowley, AASM president, reflects on changes in his career, the field of sleep medicine and at the AASM. The AASM Emerging Technology Committee describes new diagnostic devices and [...]

2023-09-20T16:02:55-05:00September 20th, 2023|Montage|

The sleep center that could: A success story of establishing and expanding behavioral sleep medicine in a medical sleep center

Although sleep centers have significantly improved access to sleep medicine, we often lack psychologists with specialty expertise in sleep medicine on our teams. Consequentially, most sleep centers are unable to offer the first-line, recommended behavioral therapies to patients with complex insomnia, circadian rhythm sleep/wake [...]

2023-09-20T11:31:16-05:00September 20th, 2023|Montage|

Novel devices and applications for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea

The field of sleep medicine and the technologies that support sleep specialists continue to rapidly evolve. Newer technologies used for prescreening and diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea are not just smaller or more portable. They may use novel sensors, locations, processing, and artificial intelligence/machine learning/deep learning (AI/ML/DL) algorithms. [...]

2023-09-20T11:48:54-05:00September 20th, 2023|Montage|

Author on quest to unlock the secrets of sleep and dreams

Army veteran, retired professor, and author Dr. Francesco Ancona lives a life of exploration and learning. Fascinated by sleep and dream interpretation, Dr. Ancona inspired students’ curiosity for more than 30 years and penned everything from scholarly texts to detective novels. Tell [...]

2023-09-20T09:25:26-05:00September 20th, 2023|Montage|

Sleep in ancient Greece and Rome

From the beginning of recorded time, sleep has played a central role in human lives, and several theories regarding sleep have been advanced and described throughout the centuries. Sleep was considered both a method of healing and a God: in Ancient Greece, Hypnos (Yπνος) [...]

2023-09-20T09:20:00-05:00September 20th, 2023|Montage|

Read Montage magazine issue one of 2023

Welcome to the latest edition of the AASM member magazine, Montage. In this issue, Dr. Maryann Deak, past chair of the AASM Emerging Technology Committee, describes the challenges associated with the rapid evolution of sleep technology. She also encourages members to help shape technological [...]

2023-06-29T09:05:39-05:00June 29th, 2023|Montage|

Reinventing CPAP therapy for sleep apnea

An estimated 30 million adults in the U.S. have obstructive sleep apnea. The leading treatment, CPAP therapy, offers patients the chance of a restful night’s sleep without waking up from obstructed breathing and a lack of oxygen. By blowing a stream of air into [...]

2023-06-29T08:58:10-05:00June 29th, 2023|Montage|

Sleep dentist heals communities through art, compassion

Donald Dexter, Jr., DMD, runs a dental sleep medicine practice in Eugene, Oregon. His Native American culture shaped his approach to empathetic, patient-centered care while sparking his creative fire. A passionate supporter of the arts, Dr. Dexter is raising awareness of his heritage with [...]

2023-06-28T09:53:26-05:00June 28th, 2023|Montage|
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