“Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together” - Thomas Dekker
Our Sleep Center is a full service sleep facility located inside the hospital, but in quiet and home like environment. Our goal is to provide our patients with the best possible sleep diagnostics and treatment services, without long waiting periods.
Our medical director is board certified in sleep medicine with additional staff physician’s board certified in pulmonary medicine and family medicine. Our staff physicians are available to see new of follow up patients for clinic visits.
Our technologists are Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPSGT) with many years of experience and training. Most importantly, all of our staff has a sincere desire to provide our patients with service and compassion that is second to none.
Our Sleep Equipment its state of the art but our people make the difference.
Sleep disorders that may be helped through the Center
* Excessive daytime somnolence* Insomnia
* Movement disorders in sleep* Sleep Apnea
* Restless Leg Syndrome* Snoring
* Irregular sleep wake cycles* Parasomnias
* Sleep disorders associated to medical and behavioral
* Other sleep-related disorders
EPWORTH SLEEPINESS SCALE
HOW LIKELY ARE YOU TO DOZE OFF OR FALL ASLEEP IN THE FOLLOWING SITUATIONS, IN CONTRAST TO FEELING JUST TIRED? THIS REFERS TO YOUR USUAL WAY OF LIFE IN RECENT TIME. EVEN IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SOME OF THESE THINGS RECENTLY, TRY TO WORK OUT HOW THEY WOULD HAVE AFFECTED YOU. USE THE FOLLOWING SCALE TO CHOOSE THE MOST APPROPRIATE NUMBER FOR EACH SITUATION.
0=WOULD NEVER DOZE
1=SLIGHT CHANCE OF DOZING
2=MODERATE CHANCE OF DOZING
3=HIGH CHANCE OF DOZING
SITUATIONCHANCE OF DOZING: (0-3)
Sitting and Reading
Sitting in a public place (e.g. Theatre/Meeting)
As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break
Lying down to rest in the afternoon when conditions present
Sitting and talking to someone
Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic
IF YOU SCORED 10 OR HIGHER, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU CONTACT THE SLEEP LAB TO FURTHER ASSESS YOUR SLEEP BEHAVIORS.
UMC SLEEP LAB
481 Interstate Drive
Manchester, TN 37355