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
Overiew. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children. Non-Obstructive Sleep Patterns. Behavioral Sleep Patterns. Exam of Children with SDB. Diagnostic Testing for SDB and Interpretation of PSG. High Risk Popluations. Adeno-Tonsillectomy. Advanced Surgical Techniques. Nonsurgical Management. Psychiatric Aspects of SDB. Other Morbidity of SDB. Evidence-Based Approach to Therapy. Anesthetic Concerns for SDB. Cardiovascular Consequences. Central Hypoventilation Disorder. ALTE and SIDS. Adolescent Sleep Disorders. RLS. Narcolepsy.