Paediatric Sleep Masterclass

Overview of paediatric sleep in a day as part of the Paediatric Respiratory conference on 17th April by eminent faculty from national and international institutions.

 

Paediatric Sleep – This masterclass covers topics on sleep disordered breathing, neonatal sleep, excessive sleeping and approach to diagnosing sleep problems and management by eminent faculty from national and international institutions.

17 April 2018

Paediatric Sleep

 

Registration, Tea, Coffee
Introduction & Welcome

 

9:00
Sleep problems in children: common, important but frequently undiagnosed

 

What is normal & what is abnormal in sleep?
Dr Francois Abel 

 

9:30
Diagnosis and treatment of OSA ?

Diagnosing OSA & ?central apneas when PSGs are relatively unavailable

 

When and why to treat the child who snores?

Dr Huileng Tan

10:00
The central apnoea spectrum – When does normal become abnormal?
Dr Don Urquhart

10:30
Tea, Coffee
 

11:00
Sleep studies – what do we measure and why do we measure it
Basics of sleep study scoring
Setting up
Dr Andrew Morley

11:30
Understanding sleep in the newborn period: what’s normal and what triggers further investigation

Dr Hazel Evans

12:00
Sleep like a baby? Sleep tips from baby to adult

Dr Mike Farquhar

12:30
LUNCH, EXHIBITION AND NETWORKING
 

13:30
Newer diagnostic tools to evaluate upper airway patency.

Dr Umakanth  Khatwa, Harvard

 

14:10
Excessively sleepy children

Prof Paul Gringras

14:50
Is polysomnography the gold standard (or gold mine) in 2018?

Pro / Con

Debate

Yes

Neil Gibson

 

No

Mark Rosenthal

 

15:50
Sleep / NIV Award Presentation for the best abstract

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