Product Spotlight: Pediatrics and Sleep: Making Sleep Studies Child Friendly DVD
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Friday, May 2, 2008
This 25-minute DVD defines strategies sleep medicine clinicians and technologists can incorporate into daily practice to best serve pediatric patients. Areas addressed include several core philosophies such as the sleep study from the child's point of view; different approaches to use during preparation to encourage the child's cooperation and ease anxiety; age- and developmentally-appropriate explanations to use when explaining the sleep study and its purpose; creative approaches to build the child's sense of empowerment; suggestions on staging for your center that will help increase the comfort level of you pediatric patients; and tips for involving parents as allies in the preparation and follow-up stages.
Pediatrics and Sleep: Making Sleep Studies Friendly is an indispensable resource for your technologists and staff, and will help improve the care your center provides to pediatric patients.