A Public Health Emergency – The State of Sleep in Children
Guest: Robin M. Lloyd, M.D. (@DrRobinLloyd)
Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)
Insomnia has a 25 – 50% incidence rate in children. Dr. Robin Lloyd discusses the patterns and differences of disordered sleep in pediatric patients. She covers the impact technology integration has had, sleep apnea, genetic conditions, and obesity. What are red flag snoring symptoms in children? What are the signs of sleep apnea?
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- BEARS Screening Tool for Assessment of Sleep in Children: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2004.07.015
- American Academy of Sleep Medicine Recommended Amount of Sleep for Pediatric Populations: https://doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.5866