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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine

This companion to Kryger et al.'s PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SLEEP MEDICINE focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of sleep disorders in children. Recognized leaders in the field offer definitive guidance on virtually all of the sleep-associated problems encountered in pediatrics, from sleep and obstructive sleep apnea, neurological disorders, and sleep-related enuresis.

Sleep Medicine Specialists, Pediatricians, Pulmonologists


Published: March 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-9458-0


  • 1. Introduction to Pediatric Sleep Medicine

    2. Differential Diagnosis of Pediatric Sleep Disorders

    3. Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders During Childhood

    4. Anatomy of Sleep

    5.Case Based Analysis of Sleep Problems in Children

    6. Introduction to Polysomnography in Infants and Children

    7. Physiological Variations During Sleep in Children

    8. Chronobiology of Sleep in Children

    9. Circadian Rhythm Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment

    10. Sleep and Colic

    11. Disorders of Initiating and Maintaining Sleep

    12. Attention Deficit, Hyperactivity, and Sleep Disorders

    13. Narcolepsy in Childhood

    14. Idiopathic Hypersomnia

    15. Post-Traumatic Hypersomnia

    16. Kleine-Levin Syndrome and Recurrent Hypersomnias

    17. Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Infants and Children

    18. Consequences of Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    19. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Infants and Children: Clinical Features and Pathophysiology

    20. Enuresis in Children with Sleep Apnea

    21. Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Infants and Children

    22. Otolaryngological Management of Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

    23. Primary Snoring in Children

    24. Sleep in Neurological Disorders

    25. Disorders of Arousal in Children

    26. The Parasomnias

    27. Sleep-Related Enuresis

    28. Pharmacology of Sleep in Children


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