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Sleep Center

Phelps County Regional Medical Center’s Sleep Center provides diagnostic and therapeutic treatment for patients with sleep disorders and neurological abnormalities. The Sleep Center has 4 sleep rooms and conducts studies seven nights a week. In 2011 the Sleep Center will be expanded to 6 beds.

Why Choose PCRMC?

  • The PCRMC Sleep Center is an Accredited Member Center of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The AASM provides a gold standard by which other organizations and companies evaluate sleep programs, assuring quality patient care through comprehensive clinical evaluation and treatment.
  • The PCRMC Sleep Center has a specialized staff comprised of registered polysomnographers (RPSGTs) and licensed respiratory care practitioners. They have undergone extensive sleep education and training which enables them to deliver the highest quality in sleep studies.
  • The Sleep Center offers state-of-the art equipment and a welcoming, hotel-like environment.

Programs and Services
The Sleep Center provides the following medical services:

  • Weekly sleep clinic
  • Baseline polysomnography studies
  • Split night sleep studies
  • Maintenance of wakefulness testing (MWT)
  • Multiple sleep latency testing (MSLT)
  • CPAP/BiPAP fitting and titration
  • Electroencephalograph (EEG)
  • Electromyogram (EMG)

Conditions Treated

  • Disorders of initiating or maintaining sleep
  • Circadian rhythm disorders
  • Narcolepsy
  • Idiopathic hypersomnia
  • Inadequate sleep hygiene
  • Sleep-wake misperception
  • Sleep-related respiratory disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Upper airway resistance syndrome
    • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
    • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Disorders of waking from sleep
  • Disorders of sleep-wake transition
  • Disorders that occur during REM sleep
    • Nightmares
    • REM behavior disorder
  • Medical-psychiatric sleep disorders
    • Medical sleep-related asthma
    • Depression, panic disorder
    • Sleep-related epilepsy
  • Bruxism
  • Restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder
  • Seizure disorders

For More Information
The PCRMC Sleep Center uses the most advanced technology to diagnose and treat sleep disorders and sleep related problems. For more information about the Sleep Center, call (573) 458-7650 or see your primary care physician for a referral. Sleep studies are conducted seven nights a week by physician referral.

Links

American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Sleep Education
American Association of Sleep Technologists