Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine in the Child / Edition 1

Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine in the Child / Edition 1

by Richard Ferber, Meir H. Kryger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721647618

ISBN-13: 9780721647616

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Internationally recognized authorities contribute to this definitive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of both medical and psychiatric sleep disorders in children of all ages. Readers gain a thorough understanding of the full scope of this field from sudden infant death syndrome to the abnormal sleep patterns of adolescents. Includes guidelines for using a sleep

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Internationally recognized authorities contribute to this definitive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of both medical and psychiatric sleep disorders in children of all ages. Readers gain a thorough understanding of the full scope of this field from sudden infant death syndrome to the abnormal sleep patterns of adolescents. Includes guidelines for using a sleep laboratory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721647616
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction: Pediatric Sleep Disorders Medicine1
Ch. 2Normal Sleep in Neonates and Children7
Ch. 3Sleep and Its Disorders in Adolescence19
Ch. 4Control of Breathing During Sleep in the Fetus and Neonate29
Ch. 5Assessment of Sleep Disorders in the Child45
Ch. 6Monitoring of Sleep in Neonates and Young Children55
Ch. 7Culture and Family: Influences on Childhood Sleep Practices and Problems69
Ch. 8Colic75
Ch. 9Sleeplessness in Children79
Ch. 10Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders in Childhood91
Ch. 11Sleepwalking, Confusional Arousals, and Sleep Terrors in the Child99
Ch. 12Nocturnal Enuresis in the Child107
Ch. 13Nonarousal Parasomnias in the Child115
Ch. 14Narcolepsy, Kleine-Levin Syndrome, and Other Causes of Sleepiness in Children125
Ch. 15Sleep in Children with Neurologic Problems135
Ch. 16Sleep in Behavioral and Emotional Disorders147
Ch. 17Primary Snoring in Children155
Ch. 18Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Infants and Children: Clinical Features and Pathophysiology163
Ch. 19Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Infants and Children: Diagnosis and Management193
Ch. 20Sleep and Respiratory Disease in Children217
Ch. 21Sleep and the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome231
Index245

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