Pediatric Sleep I

Normal Sleep and Nonrespiratory Sleep Complaints—Infancy Through Adolescence
  • David M. Hiestand
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


Sleep in children is a subject of tremendous anxiety for most parents. In fact, there are few issues in early childhood development that stimulate more conversation and debate. The timing and duration of “normal” sleep can be the source of many questions and concerns. Most sleep issues in early childhood are seen and treated by the general pediatrician or primary care doctor.


Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Total Sleep Time Sleep Medicine Periodic Limb Movement Sleep Paralysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Hiestand
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  1. 1.Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Departments of Internal Medicine and PediatricsUniversity of KentuckyLexington

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