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October 18, 2018

Due to some requests we would like to inform all applicants for the 2019 ESRS Examination in Sleep Medicine, that the fees for the 2019 ERS-ESRS Sleep & Breathing confreence are NOT covererd by the examination fee.



September 25, 2 p.m.: Hard working participants in the ESRS Examination in Sleep Medicine for Technologists

September 25, 10 a.m.: Hard working participants in the ESRS Examination in Sleep Medicine


Check-in for the 8th Examination  in Sleep Medicine at 8:30, we start at 09:00 h!

Check in for the 5th Examination in Sleep Medicine for Technologists at 13:30 h, we start at 13:45!!


Additional readings for the ESRS Examination in Sleep Medicine for Somnologists

Please note that these additional readings are not necessary for the technologist examination!!!!!

The examination committee agreed to recommend the articles below as additional readings reading for the pediatric part of the examination. The five articles are the minimum reading. The five papers are linked to the examination questions of this part.

1. L Marcus, Carole & Brooks, Lee & A Draper, Kari & Gozal, David & Halbower, Ann & Jones, Jacqueline & S Schechter, Michael & Howard Sheldon, Stephen & Spruyt, Karen & Ward, Sally & Lehmann, Christoph & Shiffman, Richard. (2012). Diagnosis and Management of Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Pediatrics. doi 130. 576-84. 10.1542/peds.2012-1672.

2. D.L. Picchietti et al./Sleep Medicine 14 (2013) 1253–1259, Pediatric restless legs syndrome diagnostic criteria: an update by the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group, doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2013.08.778

3. Irwin Feinberg, Ian G. Campbell/Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 304: R296–R303, 2013, Longitudinal sleep EEG trajectories indicate complex patterns of adolescent brain maturation, doi 10.1152/ajpgi.00422.2012

4. Conway, Anne & Miller, Alison & Modrek, Anahid. (2016). Testing Reciprocal Links Between Trouble Getting to Sleep and Internalizing Behavior Problems, and Bedtime Resistance and Externalizing Behavior Problems in Toddlers. Child Psychiatry & Human Development. doi 48. 10.1007/s10578-016-0692-x.

5. Bruni, Oliviero & Sette, Stefania & Angriman, Marco & Baumgartner, Emma & Selvaggini, Lara & Belli, Cristina & Ferri, Raffaele. (2018). Clinically Oriented Subtyping of Chronic Insomnia of Childhood. The Journal of Pediatrics. doi 196. 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.01.036.


Sleep Disorders in Children ,Nevšímalová, Soňa, Bruni, Oliviero (Eds.), Springer 2017, link to the book

For all those, who want to get a broader overwiew of the common sleep disorders in infancy, early childhood and adolescence:


May 09, 2018