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Curbside Consultation In Pediatric Sleep Disorders: 49 Clinical Questions

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Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional pediatric sleep disorder references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or controversial decisions?Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Sleep Disorders:
49 Clinical Questionsprovides quick answers to the tricky questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation between pediatricians.

Dr. Aaron Chidekel has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with pediatric sleep disorders. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to pediatric sleep disorders with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references allow readers to browse large amounts of information in an expedited fashion.

Some of the questions that are answered:
  • Why do we sleep and what is happening when children sleep?
  • How does sleep change from infancy to adulthood?
  • What are the latest recommendations for safe infant sleep and the prevention of SIDS?
  • What are some pearls or strategies to manage or even better, to prevent behavioral sleep disorders in young children?
  • What is obstructive sleep apnea syndrome?
  • What is narcolepsy and do children actually develop this condition?
  • Which of my patients should have a polysomnogram?

Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Sleep Disorders: 49 Clinical Questionsprovides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume pediatricians will appreciate. Pediatricians, family practitioners, and pediatric residents will benefit from the user-friendly, casual format and theexpert advicecontained within.


Aaron S. Chidekel, MDreceived his medical degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He completed his internship and residency in general pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. He completed fellowship training in pediatric respiratory medicine in the Section of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine at Yale Univer...
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Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Editor
Contributing Authors
Foreword byCarl Gartner, MD
Introduction


Section I The ABCs of Sleep
Question 1 Why Do We Sleep and What Is Happening When Children Sleep?
Aaron S. Chidekel, MD
Question 2 What Are the Nuts and Bolts of Sleep and Its Regulation?
Aaron S. Chidekel, MD
Question 3 What Are the Different Stages of Sleep?
Floyd Livingston, MD
Question 4 What Changes in Breathing Are Associated With Normal Sleep?
Ritu Grewal, MD
Question 5 What Is a Circadian Rhythm?
Floyd Livingston, MD
Question 6 What Are the Different Kinds of Apnea?
Floyd Livingston, MD
Question 7 What Is a Parasomnia?
Robert Heinle, MD
Question 8 How Does Sleep Change From Infancy to Adulthood?
Mohammad Cheema, MD and Aaron S. Chidekel, MD

Section II Unique Aspects of Sleep in Infancy
Question 9 What Is Apnea of Prematurity and How Is It Treated?
Jennifer L. Maher, DO and David A. Paul, MD
Question 10 What Is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?
Aaron S. Chidekel, MD
Question 11 What Are the Latest Recommendations for Safe Infant Sleep and the Prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?
Jennifer A. Marriner, MSN, CPNP
Question 12 What Is an Apparent Life-Threatening Event?
Amy Renwick, MD
Question 13 What, if Anything, Are Apnea Monitors Used for?
Vanessa Shanks, MD and David A. Paul, MD

Section III Nonrespiratory Sleep Disorders of Infancy and Childhood
Question 14 My Infant Just Won't Sleep. What Are Some Common Sleep Disorders Unique to Infants?
Persephone Jones, MD, MPH and Rhonda Walter, MD
Question 15 What Are Nightmares?
Robert Heinle, MD
Question 16 What Are Night Terrors?
Robert Heinle, MD
Question 17 What Is Behavioral Insomnia of Childhood?
Jennifer L. Curran, PhD and Jennifer Shroff Pendley, PhD
Question 18 What Are Some Pearls or Strategies to Manage or, Even Better, to Prevent Behavioral Sleep Disorders in Young Children?
Meghan McAuliffe Lines, PhD and Cheyenne Hughes-Reid, PhD

Section IV Sleep Issues That Are Unique to Adolescents
Question 19 Some of My Teenage Patients Are Staying Up Late and Then Having Difficulty Getting Up for School. Do They Have Insomnia?
Johanna Carpenter, PhD and Kari Baber, PhD
Question 20 Some of My Teenage Patients Complain of Being Tired All the Time. When Do I Need to Be Concerned?
Christina Calamaro, PhD, CRNP
Question 21 Is Sleep Deprivation Really That Big of a Problem in Adolescents?
Holger Link, MD
Question 22 How Big of a Problem Is Drowsy Driving in Teen Drivers?
Holger Link, MD

Section V Neurological Sleep Disorders
Question 23 What Is Narcolepsy and Do Children Actually Develop This Condition?
Ritu Grewal, MD
Question 24 What Is Restless Legs Syndrome and Do Children Actually Develop This Condition?
Gabor Szuhay, MD
Question 25 Do Seizures Occur During Sleep and How Commonly Does This Occur?
Gabor Szuhay, MD
Question 26 What Are Some of the Other More Common Neurological Problems That Can Influence Sleep?
Gabor Szuhay, MD

Section VI Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Question 27 What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome?
Lynn A. D'Andrea, MD and Louella Amos, MD
Question 28 Which Children Are at Increased Risk for Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome?
Suzanne E. Beck, MD
Question 29 How Is Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Diagnosed?
Louella Amos, MD and Lynn A. D'Andrea, MD
Question 30 What Are the Nonrespiratory Consequences of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?
Holger Link, MD
Question 31 What Are the Medical and Surgical Treatment Options for Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome?
Lewis J. Kass, MD
Question 32 Is CPAP Therapy Used in Children?
Raj Padman, MD
Question 33 How Do I Best Evaluate the Snoring Child?
Ignacio E. Tapia, MD
Question 34 What Are the Differences Between Pediatric and Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome?
Rocio Zeballos-Chavez, MD and Lynn A. D'Andrea, MD

Section VII Sleep and Medical Conditions and Genetic Disorders
Question 35 What Are Some of the More Common Genetic Syndromes That Are Associated With Sleep-Disordered Breathing?
Vandna Passi, MD
Question 36 What Are Some of the More Common Craniofacial Syndromes That Are Associated With Sleep-Disordered Breathing?
Vandna Passi, MD
Question 37 What Do I Need to Know About Sleep and Breathing in Children With Underlying Lung Diseases?
Michael Blechner, MD and Anita Bhandari, MD
Question 38 What Is the Impact of Obesity on Sleep?
Ambika Shenoy, MD
Question 39 What Is Known About the Relationship Between Sleep and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?
Marianne C. San Antonio, DO and Rhonda Walter, MD
Question 40 What Are Some of the Other Medical Conditions That Can Affect Sleep?
Jennifer Shroff Pendley, PhD and Aaron S. Chidekel, MD
Question 41 What Are the Effects of Neuropsychiatric Disorders on Sleep?
Aaron S. Chidekel, MD
Question 42 What Are the Effects of Medications on Sleep?
Aaron S. Chidekel, MD
Question 43 Are There Any Medical Treatments for Insomnia in Children and Adolescents?
Aaron S. Chidekel, MD
Question 44 What Is Melatonin and Is This an Effective Treatment for Insomnia?
Aaron S. Chidekel, MD

Section VIII Sleep Evaluation and Testing
Question 45 How Do I Screen for Sleep Problems in My Practice?
Lewis J. Kass, MD
Question 46 How Can I Promote Sleep Hygiene in My Practice?
Jennifer A. Marriner, MSN, CPNP
Question 47 What Is a Polysomnogram?
Todd Burchard, BS, RPSGT, RST and Aaron S. Chidekel, MD
Question 48 Which of My Patients Should Have a Polysomnogram?
Aaron S. Chidekel, MD
Question 49 What Other Tests Are Used to Diagnose Sleep Disorders?
Todd Burchard, BS, RPSGT, RST and Aaron S. Chidekel, MD

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