70. The Sleepy Child

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Gerald Rosen

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch70

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Rosen, G. (2005) The Sleepy Child, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch70

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Hannepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • the sleepy child;
  • excessive sleepiness in children;
  • sleep disordered breathing


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Normal Sleep in a Child

  • Developmental Changes in the Sleep of Children

  • Excessive Sleepiness in Children

  • Diagnostic Approach to the Sleepy Child

  • Narcolepsy with and without Cataplexy in Children

  • Idiopathic Hypersomnia with and without a Long Sleep Requirement

  • Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children

  • References