Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine, 2nd Edition
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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine, 2nd Edition, written by preeminent sleep medicine experts Drs. Sheldon, Kryger, Ferber, and Gozal, is the most comprehensive source for diagnosing and managing sleep disorders in children. Newly updated and now in full color throughout, this medical reference book is internationally recognized as the definitive resource for any health practitioner who treats children, providing absolute guidance on virtually all of the sleep-associated problems encountered in pediatric patients.Table of Contents
New to This Edition
- New and expanded chapters regarding sleep related breathing disorders; parasomnias; differential diagnosis of pediatric sleep disorders; hypersomnia; school start times and implications; and the evaluation and management of circadian rhythm disturbances.
- Extensive coverage on obstructive sleep apnea, diagnosis and treatment; evaluation and management of sleepy children; evaluation and management of circadian rhythm abnormalities; and pharmacology.
- Online access via Expert Consult for seamlessly searchable contents.
- Organized format separates coverage into Normal and Abnormal sleep for quick access to the key information you need.
- Abundantly referenced chapters help you to investigate topics further.
- Equips you with a complete understanding of both medical and psychiatric sleep disorders.
"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."
- Margaret Papadakis, BS, RPSGT, Review of the First Edition
By Stephen H. Sheldon, DO, FAAP, Professor, Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Director, Sleep Medicine Center, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Meir H. Kryger, MD, Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut; Richard Ferber, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Children's Hospital Boston
and David Gozal, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Comer Children's Hospital, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois