Sleep Laboratory

Sleep lab panorama 1There is an increasing understanding and recognition of the need for healthy sleep.  Sleep conditions like Obstructive Sleep Apnoea has been increasingly linked to other serious medical disorders like heart disease, diabetes and stroke.  Furthermore, there is increasing recognition that poor sleep quality can seriously affect the way we perform our every day jobs like driving and operation of heavy machinery.

We have sleep laboratories in three locations for the convenience of our patients.  Our facilities at Nepean Private Hospital and Hawkesbury District Hospital can accommodate those with private hospital insurance. Our facility at Evan Street, Penrith is able to accommodate those without private hospital insurance.  All facilities have been installed with state of the art diagnostic equipment and have ample complimentary parking.

Tests performed are in accordance with the standards set by the internationally recognised American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM 2012) and include:

  • Diagnostic Sleep Study
  • Pressure Determination Study
  • Mandibular advancement Efficacy Study
  • Complex Ventilation Studies
  • Home Diagnostic Sleep Study
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Maintenance Wakefulness Test (MWT)
  • Overnight Oximetry
  • Allergy Testing

To make a direct referral to the Sleep Laboratory please visit the referral page and download and complete the referral form and return by fax (+61247225386) or email reception@nepeanlungandsleep.com.auWe regret that only Diagnostic Sleep Study, Home diagnostic sleep study and Overnight oximetry are able to be directly referred by non-sleep physicians ie General Practitioners, other specialists.  The other more specialised tests can be referred after specialist sleep consultation.

 

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