While some families accept low sleep as a fact of life for teens, the American Academy of Pediatrics urges adolescents to prioritize sleep.
Dr. Eric Ball discusses adolescent sleep hygiene, including tips for pediatricians to help parents manage teens’ sleep habits.
The five-year accreditation applies to both Orange and Mission campuses, demonstrating CHOC’s commitment to the highest quality of patient care.
As medical director of the CHOC pediatric sleep program, Dr. Neal Nakra is examining sleep study data to further analyze the relationships between sleep and obesity, metabolic syndrome and other pediatric conditions. Dr. Nakra’s initial interests in sleep medicine deepened during his pulmonary medicine fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital, in Connecticut. Already well aware of […]
In this CHOC grand rounds video, Dr. Neal Nakra, pediatric pulmonologist and medical director of CHOC’s pediatric sleep program, addresses the topic of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and obesity in the pediatric population. In addition to discussing the trends in OSA, Dr. Nakra details the relationship between the condition and metabolic syndrome. Data, collected over […]
Families in South Orange County now have access to a state-of-the-art Sleep Center for children who need overnight monitoring to diagnose problems related to sleep. The new three-room unit at CHOC at Mission Hospital offers private, comfortable accommodations and the latest technology for routine polysomnograms. CHOC already performs more than 750 sleep studies a year […]