Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders

Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders

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q Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders addresses the myriad sleep-wake issues associated with neurological disturbances from the newborn period through adolescence. The editors and contributing authors are internationally recognized authorities who cover everything from sleep and ADHD, headaches, restless leg syndrome, parasomnias, hypersomnias, autism, brain tumors, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, and other primary disorders to sleep co-morbidities, assessment, testing, interventions, pharmacology and more. The first book devoted to the growing field of pediatric neurosomnology, Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders is an invaluable text for clinicians looking for current information and practical guidance to successfully manage their pediatric sleep patients. Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders features Dedicated focus on neurologically-based sleep disorders in children Diagnostic tables, key points, clinical pearls, and treatment algorithms throughout to enhance clinical utility Directions for qqFuture Researchqq in each chapter highlight promising studies and new therapies Broad-based coverage of the full range of common sleep disorders and co-morbidities qTable 24.3 Common causes of chronic cough in children Asthma Protracted bacterial bronchitis Cystic fibrosis ... Certain chronic pulmonary disorders like cystic fibrosis and primary ciliary dyskinesia can be potentially misdiagnosed as asthma. ... The adult-based diagnostic approach like treating asthma first followed by reflux and post-nasal drip cough may lead to misdiagnosis and diagnostic delays [19]anbsp;...

Title:Sleep in Childhood Neurological Disorders
Author:Sanjeev V. Kothare, MD, Suresh Kotagal, MD
Publisher:Demos Medical Publishing - 2011-01-27


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