The examination was divided into a total of 12 categories:
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- Normal sleep and variants
- Disorders related to sleep-wake timing
- Sleep-related movement disorders
- Organ system physiology in sleep
- Sleep-related breathing disorders
- Sleep evaluation
- Hypersomnolence unrelated to sleep-related breathing disorders
- Sleep in other disorders and considerations unique to childhood
Of the 78 otolaryngologists who took the examination, 49 passed and are now subcertified in sleep medicine by the American Board of Otolaryngology.
We congratulate these individuals for their hard work in preparation for the exam and have listed their names on our Web site (www.aboto.org ), said Robert H. Miller, MD, MBA, Executive Director of the American Board of Otolaryngology.
The next examination in sleep medicine will be administered in 2009. Individuals interested in learning more about this subcertification should contact the ABOto office at 713-850-0399, or check the ABOto Web site.
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