Affecting 20 to 30 % of children under the age of five, sleep disorders can seriously affect a child's health. This authoritative guide illustrates the consequences of sleep disordered breathing and offers a state-of-the-art overview of methods to identify, diagnose, and treat sleep disorders in children. Covering the latest research related to the

chapter 1|18 pages

Pediatric Sleep Disorders

ByCharles M. Bower, R. Mark Ray

chapter 2|10 pages

Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

ByJonathan Perkins

chapter 3|14 pages

Nonobstructive Sleep Patterns in Children

ByRees L. Lee

chapter 5|13 pages

Sleep Apnea in Children History and Physical Exam

ByMark A. Richardson

chapter 7|18 pages

Sleep-Disordered Breathing in High-Risk Children

ByRon B. Mitchell, James Kelly

chapter 8|26 pages


BySara I. Pai, David E. Tunkel

chapter 9|14 pages

Advanced Surgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in the Pediatric Patient

ByJerome E. Hester, Nelson B. Powell, Robert R. Riley

chapter 10|12 pages

Nonsurgical Management of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

ByHolger Link

chapter 11|18 pages

Psychiatric Illness and Sleep in Children and Adolescents

ByKyle P. Johnson

chapter 12|16 pages

Neurobehavioral Morbidity in Children with Sleep-Disordered Breathing

ByDavid Gozal, Leila Kheirandish-Gozal

chapter 13|24 pages

Evidence-Based Approach to Therapy

ByNira A. Goldstein, Richard M. Rosenfeld

chapter 14|20 pages

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Anesthesia

ByVeronica C. Swanson, Jeffrey Koh

chapter 15|12 pages

Cardiovascular Consequences of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

ByGregory S. Montgomery, Steven H. Abman

chapter 16|14 pages

Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome: Update, Diagnosis, and Management

ByAnna S. Kenny, Debra E. Weese-Mayer

chapter 17|16 pages

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Apparent Life-Threatening Events

ByAnn C. Halbower

chapter 18|14 pages

Adolescent Sleepiness

ByKaren E. Murtagh, Helene A. Emsellem

chapter 19|18 pages

Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder in Children and Adolescents

ByDaniel Picchietti, Karla M. Dzienkowski

chapter 20|18 pages

Narcolepsy in Children

ByRafael Pelayo, Maria Cecilia Lopes