Diagnostic Methods in Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Stephen H. Sheldon*

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Clinical evaluation, laboratory techniques, and other procedures used to formulate diagnostic and therapeutic plans in the pediatric population vary significantly from adult evaluative methodology. Additionally, approaches must be modified within the scope of pediatric practice to include the assessment and management of neonates, infants, toddlers, child patients, adolescents, and young adults. This article discusses the use of polysomnography, electromyography, electroencephalography, electrocardiographic and respiratory activity, audiovideo monitoring, and the Multiple Sleep Latency Test in these populations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-351
Number of pages9
JournalSleep Medicine Clinics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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