Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine

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  • Stephen Sheldon, DO, FAAP, Professor, Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Director, Sleep Medicine Center, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Meir Kryger, MD. FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Richard Ferber, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology Harvard Medical School Director, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders Children's Hospital Boston Boston, Massachusetts
  • David Gozal, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Comer Children's Hospital, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine, 2nd Edition, written by preeminent sleep medicine experts Drs. Sheldon, Kryger, Ferber, and Gozal, is the most comprehensive source for diagnosing and managing sleep disorders in children. Newly updated and now in full color throughout, this medical reference book is internationally recognized as the definitive resource for any health practitioner who treats children, providing absolute guidance on virtually all of the sleep-associated problems encountered in pediatric patients.


"As a reference book this edition should hold its value for a long time .Editors Sheldon, Ferber , Kryger and Gozal deserve appreciation for their masterly compilation .Reviewed by: British Association for Community Child Health (BACCH)    Date: Nov 2014

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Audience

Sleep Medicine Specialists, Pediatricians, Pulmonologists

 

Book information

  • Published: March 2014
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0318-0

Reviews

"True to its title the Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine Second Edition achieves its objective of delivering the principle s of approaching the problems relating to sleep disorders in children .

As a reference book this edition should hold its value for a long time .Editors Sheldon, Ferber , Kryger and Gozal deserve appreciation for their masterly compilation . eBook version naturally adds further versatility and ease for the readers."

Reviewed by: British Association for Community Child Health (BACCH)    Date: Nov 2014




Table of Contents

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