Sleep Assessment Tools

There are several online tools available that can help you in determining whether or not you have a sleeping problem. These can be useful if a patient is unsure whether or not they have a sleeping issues. Click on any of the links below to try out one of the tools that are available.

Fast Facts

Did you know...?

  • Anything less than five minutes to fall asleep at night means you're probably sleep deprived.
  • According to an NSF survey, 58% of adults say they suffer from symptoms of insomnia.
  • The annual health care bill for someone who suffers from sleep apnea (but has not yet been diagnosed) is approximately twice as much as the yearly total for someone without this condition.

For more fast facts on sleeping disorders, visit our web page here.

Primary Sleeping Disorders

Sleeping disorders can cause disruption in a person's overall quality of life.

Anyone can be affected by sleep disorders, regardless of age. More than 70 million people in the U.S. are reported to have a sleeping disorder. Of all the different types of sleeping disorders that have been identified, six of them are far more common than the rest. These six sleeping disorders are referred to as the primary sleeping disorders, and are listed below. To find out more about a particular disorder, simply click it below.

Secondary Sleep Disorders

Secondary sleep disorders are classified as sleeping disorders which occur as a result of another physical or mental condition.

While there is a small number of primary sleeping disorders that are common among large numbers of people, there are also a very large number of secondary sleeping disorders which only occur in a very small number of patients. Click on the link provided below for more information about the large number of secondary sleeping disorders which have been identified.

NAMCP Sleep Health Record

The NAMCP Sleep Patient Health Record has been designed to help patients keep track of information regarding potential sleep problems.

The Sleep Patient Health Record can be a very useful tool for monitoring a patient's sleep patterns over a particular amount of time. This information can be very useful for identifying and solving potential sleep related problems and disorders in patients. The Sleep Patient Health Record will record various data, such as how difficult it is for the patient to fall and stay sleep, how many hours of sleep the patient received, and how refreshed the patient felt upon waking up. The complete Sleep Patient Health Record consists of two pages, where one page will need to be filled out at night and the other will be filled out in the morning.

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