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Norton Community Hospital – Sleep Medicine

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Norton Community Hospital - Sleep Medicine
1410 Park Ave. NW
Norton, VA 24273
423-857-7011
36.9303696
-82.6407555

 
A department of Norton Community Hospital

Welcome to MSMG Sleep Diagnostics in Norton

Sleep services we provide

Our diagnostic teams can provide sleep services such as:

  • Home sleep testing (HST)
  • Sleep disorder consultations with board-certified sleep physicians and supervised sleep clinicians
  • CPAP management and follow-up
  • In-lab sleep diagnostic testing for sleep apnea, undetermined excessive daytime sleepiness, restless leg syndrome and insomnia

The effects of sleepiness and fatigue

  • Impaired reaction time, judgment and vision
  • Problems with information processing and short-term memory
  • Decreased performance, vigilance and motivation
  • Increased moodiness and aggressive behaviors
  • Increased “microsleeps” (brief two- to three-second sleep episodes)

Effects of sleepiness at work

  • Concentration – 68%
  • Handling stress – 65%
  • Relating to others – 38%
  • Solving problems – 57%
  • Listening – 57%
  • Decision-making – 56%

Work issues due to sleepiness

  • Late to work – 14%
  • Stay home from work – 4%
  • Fall asleep at work – 7%
  • Make errors – 19%
  • Accidents and injuries – 2%

Source: NSF 2000 Sleep In America Poll

 

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What's New

Friday, September 11, 2020

Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post

Lisa Carter has been voted chairman of the board for the Children’s Hospital Alliance of Tennessee (CHAT). ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Patricia Chambers, MD, an established physician leader, has been named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital. ... read more about Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores raise more than $240,000 for Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Nothing will stop the people of the Appalachian Highlands from doing what they can to help others, especially local children. ... read more about Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores raise more than $240,000 for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.