TITLE

Sleep disorders presenting as common pediatric problems

AUTHOR(S)
Goll, Johanna C.; Shapiro, Colin M.
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/28/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 5, p617
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on two cases of sleep disorders presenting as common pediatric problems. The first case involves an 11-year-old boy with severe inattention problems, an inability to concentrate and restlessness. The second case involves a 17-year-old boy who keeps falling asleep suddenly and waking up in a state of confusion. Information is provided on several sleep disorders, including restless legs syndrome and narcolepsy.
ACCESSION #
20256871

 

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