Sleep Disorders in Children [electronic resource] / edited by Soňa Nevšímalová, Oliviero Bruni.

Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017.
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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.
Part I: Introduction
Ontogeny of Sleep and Its Functions in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
The Discovery of Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents
New Directions in the Link between Technology Use and Sleep in Young People
Sleep Laboratory Tests
Sleep Structure and Scoring from Infancy to Adolescence
Algorithm for Differential Diagnosis of Sleep Disorders in Children
Part II: Sleep Disorders
Sleep Disorders in Newborns and Infants
Pediatric Insomnia
Obstructive Sleep Apnea In Children: A Short Primer
Sleep  Disorders in Children: Simple Sleep-Related Movement Disorders
Circadian Rhythm Disorders in Childhood
Disorders Associated with Increased Sleepiness
Parasomnias in Children
Sleep and Epilepsy
Sleep in Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Sleep in Children with Psychiatric and Behavioral Problems
Childhood Sleep and Medical Disorders.
Nevšímalová, Soňa. editor.
Bruni, Oliviero. editor.
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