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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on March 6th, 2020

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Recent Pediatric Sleep News, Winter 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. Vox : The exhausting, lucrative world of childhood sleep consulting [FEB 26, 2020]
  2. SLEEP : Perinatal Antecedents of Sleep disturbances in Schoolchildren [FEB 25, 2020]
  3. Sleep Health : Emotions relating to romantic love—further disruptors of adolescent sleep [FEB 25, 2020]
  4. Archivos de Bronconeumología : Polysomnographic Characteristics of Snoring Children: A Familial Study of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome || Características polisomnográficas de los niños que roncan: un estudio familiar del síndrome de apnea obstructiva del sueño [FEB 22, 2020]
  5. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine: The Inconsistent Nature of Heart Rate Variability During Sleep in Normal Children and Adolescents [FEB 21, 2020]
  6. Michigan State University : How sleep helps teens deal with social stress [FEB 20, 2020]
  7. SLEEP : Weekly alternation of morning and afternoon school start times: Implications for sleep and daytime functioning of adolescents [FEB 20, 2020]
  8. Center for Environmental Therapeutics : When Do Children and Teens Need Protective Eyewear to Get a Good Night’s Sleep? [FEB 19, 2020]
  9. Nutrients via MDPI : Chrono-Nutrition and Diet Quality in Adolescents with Delayed Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder [FEB 19, 2020]
  10. Pediatric Pulmonology : The relationship of hypertension with obesity and obstructive sleep apnea in adolescents [FEB 18, 2020]
  11. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Evaluation of the validity of psychological preparation for children undergoing polysomnography [FEB 15, 2020]
  12. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Executive functions in preschool children with chronic insomnia [FEB 15, 2020]
  13. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Feasibility of Parent-Attended Ambulatory Polysomnography in Children With Suspected Obstructive Sleep Apnea [FEB 14, 2020]
  14. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Sleep Intervention for Children with Asthma and their Parents (SKIP): A Novel Web-based Shared Management Pilot Study [FEB 14, 2020]
  15. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology : Cost-effectiveness of polysomnography in the management of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea [FEB 9, 2020]
  16. Sleep Medicine Reviews : Positive airway pressure adherence in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: A systematic scoping review [FEB 8, 2020]
  17. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Association of sleep spindle activity and sleepiness in children with sleep-disordered breathing [FEB 5, 2020]
  18. National Institute for Health and Welfare via Science Direct : New study provides criteria for good infant sleep for the first time [FEB 5, 2020]
  19. University of Warwick via Science Direct : Children's mental health is affected by sleep duration [FEB 4, 2020]
  20. BBC News : Most children sleep with mobile phone beside bed [JAN 30, 2020]
  21. Research Into Developmental Disabilities : An eHealth insomnia intervention for children with neurodevelopmental disorders: Results of a usability study [JAN 24, 2020]
  22. Mindfulness via Springer Link : The Contribution of a Body Scan Mindfulness Meditation to Effectiveness of Internet-Delivered CBT for Insomnia in Adolescents [JAN 17, 2020]
  23. Sleep Medicine : Sleep duration rather than sleep timing is associated with obesity in adolescents [JAN 11, 2020]
  24. The Physiological Society : Are your children sleeping enough? New research points to a blood test that might hold the answer [JAN 11, 2020]
  25. Sleep Review : At a California Hospital, Children Diagnosed via Home Sleep Tests Have Better Outcomes Than Those Who Wait for PSG Approval [JAN 7, 2020]