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Daytime Sleepiness

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Has the patient had accidents or near-accidents due to sleepiness? Does the patient snore? Have witnessed apneas? Associated with cataplexy?
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Evaluate potentially sedating medications and check for adequate sleep
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1) Counsel about safe driving practices, and consider counseling patient not to drive and document advice given
2) Sleep Disorders
Appointment Timeframe If sleepy driving, evaluation is urgent
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records and MRI films to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-9068
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Care Center
UM Consulting Physician Ronald D. Chervin , M.D.
Shelley D Hershner, M.D.
Neeraj Kaplish, M.B.B.S.
Anita Valanju Shelgikar, M.D.
Revised on: 10/01/2012
 
 

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