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for Daytime Sleepiness

   
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) Counsel about safe driving practices, and consider counseling patient not to drive and document advice given
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 University of Michigan Sleep Disorders Center / Michael S. Aldrich Sleep Disorders Laboratory, MIB
University of Michigan Sleep Disorders Center at Domino’s Farms
UM Consulting Physician Sleep Disorders Physician
Revised on: 01/09/2015