Monday, August 06, 2018

Sleep Disorders in Children 2017

This book is both an exam guide to children´s sleep medicine and a practical manual for diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in children. An overview of the most frequent sleep disorders encountered in newborns, infants, children and adolescents is provided. This book discusses the main sleep disorders in detail, including insomnia, respiratory disturbances, movement disorders during sleep, circadian rhythm disorders, parasomnias, and disorders associated with increased sleepiness. It also covers sleep disorders associated with neurological, psychiatric, and medical diseases. This book is divided into two parts. The first part is an introduction to childhood sleep physiology and pathology, epidemiology of sleep disorders, and diagnostic procedures. The second part describes the most frequent sleep disorders in greater depth. Sleep Disorders in Children is aimed at sleep researchers, pediatricians, child neurologists and child psychiatrists, as well as patient organizations and families with affected children.

Table of contents : Front Matter....Pages i-xii
Front Matter....Pages 1-1
Ontogeny of Sleep and Its Functions in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence....Pages 3-29
The Discovery of Pediatric Sleep Medicine....Pages 31-51
Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents....Pages 53-67
New Directions in the Link Between Technology Use and Sleep in Young People....Pages 69-80
Sleep Laboratory Tests....Pages 81-92
Sleep Structure and Scoring from Infancy to Adolescence....Pages 93-104
Algorithm for Differential Diagnosis of Sleep Disorders in Children....Pages 105-125
Front Matter....Pages 127-127
Sleep Disorders in Newborns and Infants....Pages 129-153
Pediatric Insomnia....Pages 155-184
Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children: A Short Primer....Pages 185-226
Sleep Disorders in Children: Simple Sleep-Related Movement Disorders....Pages 227-251
Circadian Rhythm Disorders in Childhood....Pages 253-280
Disorders Associated with Increased Sleepiness....Pages 281-304
Parasomnias in Children....Pages 305-335
Sleep and Epilepsy....Pages 337-355
Sleep in Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Disorders....Pages 357-387
Sleep in Children with Psychiatric and Behavioral Problems....Pages 389-404
Childhood Sleep and Medical Disorders....Pages 405-415
Back Matter....Pages 417-422