The MCG Pediatric Podcast

Sleep Disorders in Children (Part 1)

September 15, 2020
Dr. Katie McKie, a pediatric sleep specialist at the Children's Hospital of Georgia, joins pediatrician Dr. Rebecca Yang on a two-part series to  discuss the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in the pediatric population.
  • What is the prevalence of sleep disorders in children?
  • How much sleep does a child need based on developmental stage?
  • How does the general pediatrician screen for sleep disorders?
  • What are clinical features of poor sleep hygiene, behavioral insomnia of childhood, delayed sleep phase syndrome, and chronic insomnia of childhood?
Special thanks to Dr. Lisa Leggio and Dr. Robert Pendergrast who also contributed to this podcast episode.

McKie, K. (Host). Yang, R. (Host). Leggio, L. (Contributor); Pendergrast, R. (Contributor). (2020, Sept 15). Pediatric Sleep Disorders Part 1. (S1:14) [Audio Podcast Episode]. MCG Pediatric Podcast. Medical College of Georgia Augusta. 

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