Screen for Possible Narcolepsy in Two Steps
Share these results with a sleep specialist.
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale and the Swiss Narcolepsy Scale can provide important information for a sleep specialist in screening for excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy in narcolepsy. Have your patient share these important scores with a sleep specialist and review the diagnostic sleep tests that help identify narcolepsy. The Narcolepsy Conversation Starter is a useful tool for your patients when talking about narcolepsy. Download the PDF and share it with your patients to help them talk about their symptoms with a sleep specialist. To find a sleep specialist and refer your patients, use the Find a Sleep Specialist search at the top of this page.