Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine

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


1. Introduction to Pediatric Sleep Medicine

2. Differential Diagnosis of Pediatric Sleep Disorders

3. Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders During Childhood

4. Anatomy of Sleep

5.Case Based Analysis of Sleep Problems in Children

6. Introduction to Polysomnography in Infants and Children

7. Physiological Variations During Sleep in Children

8. Chronobiology of Sleep in Children

9. Circadian Rhythm Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment

10. Sleep and Colic

11. Disorders of Initiating and Maintaining Sleep

12. Attention Deficit, Hyperactivity, and Sleep Disorders

13. Narcolepsy in Childhood

14. Idiopathic Hypersomnia

15. Post-Traumatic Hypersomnia

16. Kleine-Levin Syndrome and Recurrent Hypersomnias

17. Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Infants and Children

18. Consequences of Sleep Apnea Syndrome

19. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Infants and Children: Clinical Features and Pathophysiology

20. Enuresis in Children with Sleep Apnea

21. Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Infants and Children

22. Otolaryngological Management of Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

23. Primary Snoring in Children

24. Sleep in Neurological Disorders

25. Disorders of Arousal in Children

26. The Parasomnias

27. Sleep-Related Enuresis

28. Pharmacology of Sleep in Children