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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine


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 obstructive sleep apnea, neurological disorders, and sleep-related enuresis.

Table of Contents

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Key Features

    • 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.

Published Reviews

    "The 28 chapters of this book compile the expertise of the leading pediatric sleep researchers and clinicians in the field of sleep medicine…It also covers in detail those sleep-related disturbances that are most prevalent in the pediatric population, including respiratory disorders, problems of circadian timing, parasomnias and movement disorders." - By Margaret Papadakis, BS, RPSGT

Author Information

    By Stephen H. Sheldon, DO, Assoc. Director, Sleep Disorders Center, Univ. of Chicago Hospitals, Clinical Assoc., Dept. of Pediatrics, Wyler Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL; Meir H. Kryger, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Manitoba; Director, Sleep Laboratory, St. Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; and Richard Ferber, MD

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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine