Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine

by Stephen H. Sheldon, Richard Ferber, Meir H. Kryger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0721694586

ISBN-13: 9780721694580

Pub. Date: 03/22/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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 colic...to obstructive sleep apnea, neurological

Overview

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 colic...to obstructive sleep apnea, neurological disorders, and hypersomnias...to sleep-related enuresis.

• Presents up-to-date information of the field's hottest topics in chapters on Pharmacology of Sleep in Children · Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders During Childhood · Circadian Rhythm Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment · and Differential Diagnosis of Pediatric Sleep Disorders.
• Organizes information into separate sections covering normal and abnormal sleep, for quick reference.
• Makes further investigation easy with abundantly referenced chapters.
• Addresses both medical and psychiatric sleep disorders.
• Features the expertise of Drs. Sheldon, Kryger and Ferber - renowned authorities in the field of sleep medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721694580
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/22/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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

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