The Impact of Preterm Birth on Sleep through Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence and Its Implications.
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Trickett, J., Hill, C., Austin, T., & Johnson, S. (2022). The Impact of Preterm Birth on Sleep through Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence and Its Implications.. https://doi.org/10.3390/children9050626
There is emergent literature on the relationship between the development of sleep-wake cycles, sleep architecture, and sleep duration during the neonatal period on neurodevelopmental outcomes among children born preterm. There is also a growing literature on techniques to assess sleep staging in preterm neonates using either EEG methods or heart and respiration rate. Upon discharge from hospital, sleep in children born preterm has been assessed using parent report, actigraphy, and polysomnography. This review describes the ontogeny and measurement of sleep in the neonatal period, the current evidence on the impact of preterm birth on sleep both in the NICU and in childhood and adolescence, and the interaction between sleep, cognition, and social-emotional outcomes in this population.
Sleep, Childhood, Infancy, Preterm Birth
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/children9050626
This record's URL: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/338550
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