In your private room you’ll find queen-size, Select Comfort bed with luxurious linens and hypoallergenic pillow, a 32-inch flat screen high-definition TV with cable or satellite, a nightstand and a sitting area with leather recliner. The Select Comfort will allow you to personalize the firmness of your mattress support, and we have added a memory form topper for additional cushioning.
When you arrive you will be greeted and checked in by one of our friendly staff, who will show you to your room, will take you on a quick tour of the clinic and will review procedures for your stay. You will unpack, get comfortable and complete some necessary but brief paperwork for your records. You will be able to watch television, read or use your electronic equipment up until bedtime. At that point we will require that you turn off all personal electronics so they don’t interrupt your test.
If you wish, we will provide you with complimentary bottled water or a non-caffeinated beverage before bedtime. Please note that CSI is smoke free. If necessary, you may smoke in designated areas outside the building.
Bedtime And Testing
Prior to bedtime, your sleep technologist will place several small electrodes on the surface of your skin to monitor physiological patterns such as brainwaves, muscle activity, breathing and snoring. There is no pain associated with applying the electrodes. During your sleep test, CSI technologists will monitor your sleep through the signals from the electrodes and on the consoles in our lab technology room.
After you awake in the morning, a CSI sleep specialist will briefly review and explain any preliminary test results.
Evaluation And Treatment
Final evaluations will be reviewed and discussed with you by a CSI staff physician or forwarded to your physician. Our CSI clinical staff is always available for consultation with your physician about your evaluation and treatment. Your plan of treatment will depend on your diagnosis. Your treatment will be the optimum for your condition and to restore healthy sleep.
If appropriate for your medical needs, CSI will conduct an out-of-center sleep test for you—often called a “home sleep test.” But we will always recommend the type of sleep study that will deliver the best testing for your personal care and wellbeing. Clayton Sleep Institute is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the national medical body that sets standards and examines sleep clinics, to perform both in-center and out-of-center sleep studies.
For more information about sleep studies or to schedule a consultation, call CSI at 314-645-5855.