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Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Children‘s Sleep Disorders


Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Children's Sleep Disorders

20th June 2012
Venue:
Congress Centre
London

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
has approved this activity for up to 5.5 CPD credits
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The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health hasapproved this activity for up to 5.5 CPD credits 




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About the conference

A full day conference presenting an update on advances in the field of children's sleep disorders. Leading experts in the field of children's sleep medicine will provide an analysis of the latest developments in clinical practice and research.
The aim of this conference is to provide an in-depth understanding of the nature and causes of children's sleep disorders and special considerations for diagnosis and management.


Topics will include

  • Childhood obstructive sleep apnoea

  • Sleep disorders in children with Down syndrome.

  • Sudden infant death syndrome

  • Sleeplessness in children with autism

  • Epilepsy and sleep

  • Insomnia and excessive sleepiness in adolescents

  • Treatment options for children's sleep disorders

Plenary sessions will be interspersed with questions and answer sessions and panel discussions. The meeting represents a valuable opportunity to network, share knowledge and ideas, and consider collaborative projects.


Learning Objective

  • Describe normal sleep patterns and physiology

  • Discuss the latest diagnostic assessments and treatments for various children's sleep disorders

  • Explore the co-occurrence of childhood anxiety and depression and sleep disturbance

  • Describe the different types of sleep problems presented in children with autism or Down syndrome

  • Describe the relationships between epilepsy and sleep

  • Identify the clinical features and differential diagnosis of sleep-related breathing disorders

  • Discuss the recent views about sudden infant death syndrome

  • Identify the indications for using medication in the treatment of children's sleep disorders

Chaired by:

Professor Gregory Stores

Emeritus Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry,
University of Oxford

Chairman's welcome and review of basic issues concerning children's sleep disorders
and the variety and origins of sleep disorders in children with Down syndrome


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Professor Gregory Stores

Emeritus Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry,
University of Oxford





Speakers & topics:

Dr Alice Gregory
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London

Childhood sleep disturbance and symptoms of anxiety and depression


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Dr Alice Gregory

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Goldsmiths College,
University of London




Dr. Zenobia Zaiwalla
Consultant in Clinical, Neurophysiology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Sleep-related epilepsies of childhood

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Dr. Zenobia Zaiwalla

Consultant in Clinical, Neurophysiology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford




Professor Peter Fleming
Professor of Child Health and Developmental Physiology, University of Bristol

New thoughts about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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Professor Peter Fleming

Professor of Child Health and Developmental Physiology, University of Bristol




Dr Malcolm von Schantz
Reader in Molecular Neurobiology, University of Surrey

Circadian rhythm sleep disorders in adolescents

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Dr Malcolm von Schantz

Circadian rhythm sleep disorders in adolescents




Dr Neil Gibson
Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow

Diagnosis and treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders

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Dr Neil Gibson

Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine,
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow




Dr Don Urquhart
Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh

The place of melatonin and other medications as treatment for children's sleep disorders

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Dr Don Urquhart

Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh




Dr Catherine Hill
Senior Lecturer in Child Health, University of Southampton

Rhythmic movement disorder including headbanging


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Dr Catherine Hill

Senior Lecturer in Child Health, University of Southampton




Dr Luci Wiggs
Reader in Psychology, Oxford Brookes University

Treatment of sleeplessness in children with autistic spectrum disorders


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Dr Luci Wiggs

Reader in Psychology, Oxford Brookes University




Conference presentations

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We can just offer the presentations of the speakers who confirmed to publish their presentation.


Target Audience

Paediatricians and GPs, Trainees, Paediatric Neurologists, Paediatric Neuroscientists, Child Psychiatrists, Clinical Child Psychologists, Learning Disability Services, Paediatric Researchers, Paediatric Respiratory Clinicians, other Child Healthcare Professionals with an interest in children's sleep disorders.



Venue info

23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B3LS, United Kingdom

The Congress Centre is in a fantastic location in the heart of London's West End, just three minutes' walk from Tottenham Court Road Underground Station.

The venue benefits from excellent transport links by tube (direct to Euston, Charing Cross, Waterloo and Liverpool Street mainline stations), and has two public car parks in the immediate vicinity located in Great Russell Street and Museum Street, as well as metered on-street parking.

It's also within a short walk of Oxford Street shopping, Covent Garden and theatreland.

Nearest underground: Tottenham Court Road (exit 3) - 3 minutes' walk away.

Accommodation

There are a great variety of hotels to choose from the Bloomsbury area ranging from luxury to low cost accommodation. Here are a few options to assist you when making a reservation.

Radisson Edwardian Kenilworth
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3QD
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7637 3477
Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street
Great Russell Street London WC1B 3LB
Tel: +44 (0)20 7637 3477
www.radissonedwardian.com/conference-congresses
The Bloomsbury Hotel
16-22 Great Russell Street London WC1B 3NN
Tel: +44 (0)2073471000
St. Fleming Hotel
Bedford Avenue, London, WC1B 3GH
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7300 3055


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