The research center for sleep disorders is one
of the few centers equipped with advanced diagnostic and treatment equipment
concerning the sleep disorders located in the Farabi hospital at western part
of the country in Kermanshah. This center is provided with modern
equipment including Poly Somno Graphy
and actigraphy in order to diagnose and evaluate various types of sleep
disorders. Individuals with disorders including Insomnia, oversleeping, narcolepsy,
sleep apnea, or with movement disorders during sleep, circadian rhythm
disorders in awakening dream, seizures during sleep, Somnambulism, sleep terror
disorder, nightmares can be referred to this center for accurate diagnostic
evaluation and treatment.
Sleep medications will be discontinued a week
before performing the test.
The hair should be shaved in the area of chest
and leg for men.
Bathe is required before performing the sleep
The pajamas with which the patient feel
conformable is required.
5 The patient is allowed to bring his pillow and
bed linen with which he/she feels comfortable (if he/she desires).
6. The patients must
be preset in sleep clinic at 22:30 p.m. (having an attendant is optional)
After the patient is read, the nurse starts
the sleep test for eight hours.
The day after the night, the results will be
presented by Dr. Khazaei either in the clinic or in his office.
9. The patient should be referred to the sleep clinic or Dr. Khazaei’s office, two months
after in order to be checked if the symptoms of sleep disorder are raised
Six month after performing the test, the sleep status
should be examined if the patient is diagnosed with sleep disorder again.