Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders

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Demos Medical Publishing, Jan 27, 2011 - Medical - 362 pages
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Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders addresses the myriad sleep-wake issues associated with neurological disturbances from the newborn period through adolescence. The editors and contributing authors are internationally recognized authorities who cover everything from sleep and ADHD, headaches, restless leg syndrome, parasomnias, hypersomnias, autism, brain tumors, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, and other primary disorders to sleep co-morbidities, assessment, testing, interventions, pharmacology and more.

The first book devoted to the growing field of pediatric neurosomnology, Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders is an invaluable text for clinicians looking for current information and practical guidance to successfully manage their pediatric sleep patients.

Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders features

  • Dedicated focus on neurologically-based sleep disorders in children
  • Diagnostic tables, key points, clinical pearls, and treatment algorithms throughout to enhance clinical utility
  • Directions for "Future Research" in each chapter highlight promising studies and new therapies
  • Broad-based coverage of the full range of common sleep disorders and co-morbidities
 

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Contents

Ontogeny Phylogeny and More
1
2 The Clinical and Laboratory Assessment of Childhood SleepWake Problems
27
Daytime and Nighttime Phenotypes
41
4 Restless Legs Syndrome
57
5 Sleep and Epilepsy
71
6 SleepPotentiated SpikeWave Discharges and Electrical Status Epilepticus of SlowWave Sleep
97
7 Childhood Parasomnias
113
8 SmithMagenis Syndrome
123
15 SleepRelated Breathing Disorders in Children With Miscellaneous Neurological Disorders
245
16 Management of SleepDisordered Breathing in Children With Neuromuscular Disease
275
17 Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome
295
18 Assessment of Sleep Fragmentation
313
19 Imaging Modalities in Pediatric Sleep Medicine
325
20 Pediatric Sleep Pharmacology
345
21 Sleep and Headaches
367
22 Sleep in Traumatic Brain Injury in Children
381

9 Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders
143
10 Psychiatric Disorders and Sleep
153
11 Sleep and Wakefulness in Children With Brain Tumors
173
12 Narcolepsy
189
13 Circadian Rhythm Disorders
219
14 Sleep and Circadian Dysfunction in Children With Mental Retardation or Cerebral Palsy
235
23 Craniofacial Disorders and Sleep
387
24 Multidisciplinary Team Approach for the Evaluation of Children With Sleep Disorders
399
Opportunities and Challenges
417
Index
425
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