Submit your interesting case for the new Case Book of Sleep Medicine

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is now accepting case submissions for the new Case Book of Sleep Medicine, a learning companion for the ICSD-3. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to educate others about sleep medicine by sharing your illustrative case with sleep medicine professionals.

The Case Book mimics the ICSD-3 structure, with cases that demonstrate the classifications of each sleep disorder. Each case study requires the following sections:

  1. History
  2. Physical Examination
  3. Differential Diagnosis
  4. Polysomnographic Testing or HST
  5. Additional Tests
  6. Final Diagnosis
  7. Discussion of Treatment Plan
  8. Outcome of Case
  9. Teaching Points
  10. References

Deadline for submission is December 1, 2017
Individuals interested in submitting a case study should send the completed Case Submission Template, along with a Copyright Assignment Form, to celliott@aasm.org no later than December 1st. If your case is chosen, you will have the unique opportunity to work with the editor of the Case Book of Sleep Medicine to refine and publish your case. Please note submission of a case does not guarantee acceptance.

We are seeking both Pediatric and Adult cases for the following specific disorders within the ICSD-3:

  • Insomnia
    • Chronic Insomnia Disorder
    • Short Sleeper
  • Sleep Related Breathing Disorders
    • Central Sleep Apnea
      • Central Sleep Apnea Due to Medical Disorder
      • Central Sleep Apnea Due to High Altitude Periodic Breathing
      • Central Sleep Apnea Due to Medication or Substance
      • Primary Central Sleep Apnea of Infancy
      • Primary Central Sleep Apnea of Prematurity
      • Treatment-Emergent Central Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Related Hypoventilation Disorders
      • Congenital Central Alveolar Hypoventilation Syndrome
      • Late-onset Central Hypoventilation with Hypothalamic Dysfunction
      • Idiopathic Central Alveolar Hypoventilation
      • Sleep-related Hypoventilation Due to Medication or Substance
      • Sleep-related Hypoventilation Due to a Medical Disorder
    • Sleep-related Hypoxemia Disorder
  • Central Disorders of Hypersomnolence
    • Narcolepsy Type 2
    • Kleine-Levin syndrome
    • Hypersomnia Due to a Medical Disorder
    • Hypersomnia Associated with a Psychiatric Disorder
    • Long Sleeper
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders
    • Irregular Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder
  • Parasomnias
      • NREM Related Parasomnias
        • Confusional Arousals
        • Sleepwalking
        • Sleep Terrors
      • REM Related Parasomnias
        • Parasomnia Overlap Disorder
        • Recurrent Isolated Sleep Paralysis
      • Other Parasomnias/ Normal Variants
        • Exploding Head Syndrome
        • Sleep Enuresis
        • Parasomnia due to a Medical Disorder
        • Sleep Talking
      • Sleep Related Movement Disorders
        • Sleep Related Leg Cramps
        • Benign Sleep Myoclonus of Infancy
        • Propriospinal Myoclonus at Sleep Onset
        • Sleep Related Movement Disorders Due to a Medical Disorder
        • Sleep Related Movement Disorders Due to a Medication or Substance
        • Excessive Fragmentary myoclonus
        • Hypnagogic Foot Tremor and Alternating Leg Muscle Activation
        • Sleep Starts
      • Other Sleep Related Medical and Neurological Disorders:
        • Fatal familial Insomnia
        • Sleep-related epilepsy
        • Sleep-related headaches
        • Sleep-related laryngospasm
        • Sleep-related Gastroesophageal Reflux
        • Sleep Related Myocardial Ischemia

    Images Accompanying Cases (including PSG or HST)
    All image files should be submitted as TIF, EPS, or PDF. Minimum resolution required is 300 dpi. Any vector graphics submitted must have all images embedded and all fonts converted to outlines. The Case Book will be printed in black and white, so be sure that images submitted will not lose critical data if converted from color to black and white.

    Internal Classification of Sleep Disorders – Third Edition (ICSD-3)
    The International Classification of Sleep Disorders – Third Edition (ICSD-3) is the authoritative clinical text for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. This is an essential reference for all clinicians who care for sleep disorders patients. In addition to nomenclature, classifications and diagnoses, the case book also features accurate diagnostic codes for the corresponding ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnoses at the beginning of each diagnosis section of the ICSD-3.

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