Clinician's Guide to Pediatric Sleep Disorders

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Mark Richardson, Norman Friedman
CRC Press, Apr 19, 2016 - Medical - 368 pages
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Affecting 20 to 30 % of children under the age of five, sleep disorders can seriously affect a child's health. This authoritative guide illustrates the consequences of sleep disordered breathing and offers a state-of-the-art overview of methods to identify, diagnose, and treat sleep disorders in children. Covering the latest research related to the medical and surgical management of disease, high-risk groups, psychosocial effects, and the examination of sleep study results, this source helps practitioners understand normal sleep patterns, recognize common sleep conditions, and implement appropriate care protocols for optimum patient health.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Pediatric Sleep Disorders
1
Chapter 2 Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea
19
Chapter 3 Nonobstructive Sleep Patterns in Children
29
The Diagnosis and Treatment of Bedtime Problems and Night Wakings
43
History and Physical Exam
57
Chapter 6 Diagnostic Testing for SleepDisordered Breathin and Interpretation of the Polysomnogram
71
Chapter 7 SleepDisordered Breathing in HighRisk Children
95
Chapter 8 Adenotonsillectomy
113
Chapter 13 EvidenceBased Approach to Therapy
199
Chapter 14 Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Anesthesia
223
Chapter 15 Cardiovascular Consequences of SleepDisordered Breathing
243
Update Diagnosis and Management
255
Chapter 17Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Apparent LifeThreatening Events
269
Chapter 18 Adolescent Sleepiness
285
Chapter 19 Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder in Children and Adolescents
299
Chapter 20 Narcolepsy in Children
317

Chapter 9 Advanced Surgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in the Pediatric Patient
139
Chapter 10 Nonsurgical Manangement of SleepDisordered Breathing
153
Chapter 11 Psychiatric Illness and Sleep in Children and Adolescents
165
Chapter 12 Neurobehavioral Morbidity in Children with SleepDisordered Breathing
183

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Department of Otolaryngology, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland , OR

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