Sleep in special pediatric populations

Recent research and reviews have also been completed to characterize the sleep, and prevalence of sleep disorders, among special pediatric populations. Tietze A.L., Blankenburg M., Hechler T., Michel E., Koh M., Schlüter B., Zernikow B.(2012). Sleep disturbances in children with multiple disabilities. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 16,117-127. Tietze and colleagues (2012), for example, provide a review…

SLEEP 2015 Meeting

The deadline for abstract submissions is Monday, December 15, 2014. Researchers and young investigators are invited to submit their latest findings for SLEEP 2015, the 29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. More than a thousand scientific abstracts showcase new findings that contribute to the understanding of sleep and the effective diagnosis and…

2015 Distinguished Scientist

The Canadian Sleep Society is proud to announce the 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award Winner: Eliot A. Phillipson, OC, MD, FCAHS Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor of Medicine Emeritus University of Toronto We are excited that Dr. Phillipson will present at the 2015 Canadian Sleep Society Conference as one of our keynote presenters! From a Sleeping Dog…

Measurement of children’s sleep and sleepiness

dditional research has recently demonstrated the psychometric properties of several childhood measures of sleep and daytime sleepiness. Meltzer, L. J., Biggs, S. Reynolds, A., Avis, K. T., McLaughlin-Crabtree, V., Bevans, K. B. (2012). The Children’s Report of Sleep Patterns – Sleepiness Scale: A self-report measure for school-aged children. Sleep Medicine, 13, 385–389. This study by…

WSS Announcement

World Sleep Federation (WSF) and World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) have collaborated to found the World Sleep Society representing both individual sleep professionals and sleep societies.  WSF and WASM will merge into one organization serving individual and society members.   Mission Statement:  The goal and purpose of the World Sleep Society is to advance knowledge about…

CSCN Travel Awards, Due Feb 15 2016

CIHR-Funded Community Development Program: Mobilizing the Healthcare Community Towards an Integrated Approach to Improving Outcomes of Patients with Sleep Disorders – Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network (CSCN) The objective of the CSCN Travel Awards is to recognize an outstanding Canadian research contribution made by students and postdoctoral fellows in the field of sleep/rhythms research. Note…

Sleep Symposium 2015

Register now for the SLEEP SYMPOSIUM 2015 in Winnipeg, MB! The Sleep Symposium has been designed to present some of the multiple aspects of Sleep Medicine to a wide audience of physicians from various specialities as well as various health care professionals. The main program objectives are to enhance clinical competence and improve patient care.…