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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on May 22nd, 2020

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Recent Pediatric Sleep News, Late Spring 2020

PEDIATRIC SLEEP WIRE final 1Pediatric Sleep Wire is an occasional supplemental news report capturing pediatric sleep news of relevant interest to sleep technologists and sleep health educators not featured in our regular news series, This Week in Sleep Medicine.


NOTE: Some links might require additional registration or password access. If you work in a sleep clinic, hospital system, or research institution, you should be able to allocate access through them. 
  1. Endocrine Today : Pediatric CGM use improves sleep quality for children, not parents in type 1 diabetes [MAY 18, 2020]
  2. The New York Times : Parents Are Relying on Melatonin to Help Their Kids Sleep. Should They? [MAY 18, 2020]
  3. Pediatric Research : Attenuated heart rate recovery in children and adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome [MAY 11, 2020]
  4. Journal of Pediatric Psychology : Caffeine Use and Associations With Sleep in Adolescents With and Without ADHD [MAY 9, 2020]
  5. SLEEP : Sleep slow wave homeostasis and cognitive functioning in children with electrical status epilepticus in sleep [MAY 6, 2020]
  6. Frontiers in Psychiatry : Tools for the Assessment of Pediatric Restless Legs Syndrome [MAY 5, 2020]
  7. International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology : Long-term Impact of Adenotonsillectomy on the Quality of Life in Children [MAY 4, 2020]
  8. Journal of Adolescent Health : Tired Teens: Sleep Disturbances and Heightened Vulnerability for Mental Health Difficulties [MAY 1, 2020]
  9. The Philadelphia Inquirer : How school closings due to coronavirus are helping parents see benefits of later start times for teens | Expert Opinion [APR 29, 2020]
  10. Sleep Health : Sleep patterns and insomnia among internationally adopted adolescents [APR 29, 2020]
  11. Narcolepsy Network : Focus Group Participants Needed to Develop a Pediatric Narcolepsy Patient-Reported Outcomes Scale (PN-PROS) [APR 28, 2020]
  12. JAMA Pediatrics : Association of Delaying School Start Time With Sleep Duration, Timing, and Quality Among Adolescents [APR 27, 2020]
  13. SLEEP : Sleep disturbances after pediatric traumatic brain injury: a systematic review of prevalence, risk factors, and association with recovery [APR 24, 2020]
  14. Frontiers in Psychiatry : Pediatric Sleep Tools: An Updated Literature Review [APR 23, 2020]
  15. Sleep Health : Neighborhood socioeconomic status and child sleep duration: a systematic review and meta-analysis [APR 22, 2020]
  16. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology : Sleep endoscopy findings in children in supine versus left lateral position [APR 21, 2020]
  17. Spectrum : Autistic children’s repetitive behaviors linked to sleep, sensory problems [APR 20, 2020]
  18. SLEEP : Mild to moderate partial sleep deprivation is associated with increased impulsivity and decreased positive affect in young adults [APR 19, 2020]
  19. Sleep Health : Police stops and sleep behaviors among at-risk youth [APR 16, 2020]
  20. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Association of sleep spindle activity and sleepiness in children with sleep-disordered breathing [APR 15, 2020]
  21. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Positional obstructive sleep apnea in an obese pediatric population [APR 14, 2020]
  22. Neurology : Doxepin in Children and Adolescents with Insomnia: A Single Center Experience [APR 14, 2020]
  23. Pediatric Pulmonology : Etiologies of apnea of infancy [APR 14, 2020]
  24. SLEEP : Effect of sleep on upper airway dynamics in obese adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome [APR 13, 2020]
  25. IOP Science : Random walk model simulates the increased drowsiness of children with obstructive sleep apnea [APR 10, 2020]