Pediatric Sleep Pearls

Pediatric Sleep Pearls

1st Edition - July 5, 2016

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  • Authors: Lourdes Del Rosso, Richard Berry, Suzanne Beck, Mary Wagner, Carole L. Marcus
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323428330
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323392778

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Following in the steps of the bestselling Sleep Medicine Pearls, this practical resource provides authoritative guidance on the evaluation and management of common pediatric sleep medicine problems using concise clinical vignettes. Experts in this rapidly growing field, led by Drs. Lourdes M. DelRosso, Richard B. Berry, Suzanne E. Beck, Mary H. Wagner, and Carole L. Marcus, provide a hands-on, case-based approach, perfect for physicians studying for the sleep boards, fellows learning sleep medicine, and physicians who see children in their practice.

Key Features

  • Over 95 cases review key elements in the evaluation and management of a wide variety of pediatric sleep disorders.
  • An easy-to-read "pearls" format summarizes 2 to 5 major teaching points for maximum retention. Short, templated chapters are ideal for use by busy physicians.
  • Current scoring criteria from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine manual for sleep and associated events version 2.2, as well as the current International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 3rd Edition (ICSD-3).
  • Expert coverage of normal sleep in children, as well as sleep disorders associated with common medical, neurologic, psychiatric, neurodevelopmental, and genetic conditions.
  • Up-to-date information on pediatric obstructive sleep apnea syndrome diagnosis and management.
  • Numerous illustrations of polysomnographic fragments and pictures of clinical findings help you quickly recognize key pediatric sleep patterns that lead to an accurate diagnosis. All illustrations online are in full color.
  • An ideal resource for pediatric sleep medicine specialists, adult sleep medicine specialists, pediatric pulmonologists, pediatric neurologists, pediatric otolaryngologists, general pediatricians, and pediatric psychologists.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 354
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2016
  • Published: July 5, 2016
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323428330
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323392778

About the Authors

Lourdes Del Rosso

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Associate Director, Pediatric Sleep Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, San Francisco/Oakland, California

Richard Berry

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, University of Florida; Medical Director, University of Florida Health Sleep Center, Gainesville, Florida

Suzanne Beck

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Medical Director, Sleep Laboratory, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mary Wagner

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Carole L. Marcus

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Endowed Chair in Pediatrics; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania; Director, Sleep Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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