The tired teen: A review of the assessment and management of the adolescent with sleepiness and fatigue.

Abstract

The symptoms of sleepiness and fatigue are frequently encountered when caring for adolescents. Up to 40% of healthy teens experience regular sleepiness, defined as an increased tendency to fall asleep. Fatigue is the perception of low energy following normal activity and is reported by up to 30% of well teens. Chronic fatigue syndrome is an unusual syndrome… (More)

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@article{Findlay2008TheTT, title={The tired teen: A review of the assessment and management of the adolescent with sleepiness and fatigue.}, author={Sheri M Findlay}, journal={Paediatrics & child health}, year={2008}, volume={13 1}, pages={37-42} }