Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine by Stephen H. Sheldon DO FAAP, Meir H. Kryger MD. FRCPC,

By Stephen H. Sheldon DO FAAP, Meir H. Kryger MD. FRCPC, Richard Ferber MD, David Gozal MD

This better half to Kryger et al.'s ideas AND perform OF SLEEP drugs makes a speciality of the analysis and remedy of an entire variety of sleep issues in youngsters. famous leaders within the box provide definitive advice on nearly the entire sleep-associated difficulties encountered in pediatrics, from sleep and colic...to obstructive sleep apnea, neurological problems, and hypersomnias...to sleep-related enuresis.Presents updated info of the field's most well liked issues in chapters on Pharmacology of Sleep in little ones ?· Epidemiology of Sleep issues in the course of adolescence ?· Circadian Rhythm issues: analysis and therapy ?· and Differential prognosis of Pediatric Sleep Disorders.Organizes details into separate sections protecting basic and irregular sleep, for fast reference.Makes additional research effortless with abundantly referenced chapters.Addresses either scientific and psychiatric sleep disorders.Features the services of Drs. Sheldon, Kryger and Ferber - popular experts within the box of sleep drugs.

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