Assessment of sleepiness in children.

  title={Assessment of sleepiness in children.},
  author={Timothy F. Hoban and Ronald D. Chervin},
  journal={Seminars in pediatric neurology},
  volume={8 4},
Excessive sleepiness is a common but under-recognized problem in children. This article examines the clinical and laboratory evaluation of sleepiness in children, including the use of polysomnography, the multiple sleep latency test, and other varieties of neurophysiologic testing. Where applicable, technical aspects of laboratory testing are reviewed… CONTINUE READING