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Dr. Hiren Muzumdar discusses circadian rhythms while at rest.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the interaction between circadian rhythm and sleep drive
  • Describe the effects of sleep deprivation
  • Review basic management of sleepiness

Reading Resources:

  1. Quante M, Wang R, Weng J, Rosen CL, Amin R, Garetz SL, Katz E, Paruthi S, Arens R, Muzumdar H, Marcus CL, Ellenberg S, Redline S. The Effect of Adenotonsillectomy for Childhood Sleep Apnea on Cardiometabolic Measures. Sleep. 2014 Dec 10. 
  2. Rosen CL, Wang R, Taylor HG, Marcus CL, Katz ES, Paruthi S, Arens R, Muzumdar h, Garetz SL, Mitchell RB, Jones D, Weng J, Ellenberg S, Redline S, Chervin RD. Utility of Symptoms to Predict Treatment Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Pediatrics. 2015 Feb 9..
  3. Arens R, Muzumdar H. Sleep, sleep disordered breathing, and nocturnal hypoventilation in children with neuromuscular diseases. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2010 Mar;11(1):24-30. 

Disclosures:

Dr. Hiren Muzumdar has reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.1) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1 contact hour.

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Release Date: 3/24/2015 | Last Modified On: 6/8/2016 | Expires: 6/8/2017

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