Sleep disorders in children.

  title={Sleep disorders in children.},
  author={Paul Montgomery and Danielle D. Dunne},
  journal={BMJ clinical evidence},
INTRODUCTION Sleep disorders may affect 20-30% of young children, and include excessive daytime sleepiness, problems getting to sleep (dysomnias), or undesirable phenomena during sleep (parasomnias), such as sleep terrors, and sleepwalking. Children with physical or learning disabilities are at increased risk of sleep disorders. METHODS AND OUTCOMES We conducted a systematic review and aimed to answer the following clinical questions: What are the effects of treatments for dysomnias in… CONTINUE READING