NEUROLOGY

Circadian Rhythm Disorders in Childhood

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Time of administration in children If used as chronobiotic, administer 2–3 h before dim light melatonin onset or administer melatonin 3–4 h before actual sleep-onset time Dosage Start with a…

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The Discovery of Pediatric Sleep Medicine

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Fig. 2.1 Number of publications for each decade in PubMed with search word “sleep” limited to humans and all children (0–18 years) In Fig. 2.2 the total number of publications…

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Childhood Sleep and Medical Disorders

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Fig. 18.1 Data from the Portuguese national survey – Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) [60], including 3476 students with a mean age of 14 years. The mean BMI is…

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Pediatric Insomnia

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Infants and children should be put to bed wide awake Bedtime and wake time should remain as consistent as possible Naps should be timed early enough in the afternoon so…

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Sleep Laboratory Tests

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Fig. 5.1 Matching sleep–wake disturbance to sleep laboratory tests Nocturnal Polysomnography Technical Aspects The test consists of the recording of multiple physiological parameters during sleep. Most often this includes two…

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