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Peruvians’ sleep duration: analysis of a population-based survey on adolescents and adults
TLDR
In this nationally representative sample of the Peruvian adult and adolescent population, the sociodemographic profile of short-sleep contrasts the long-sleep, which could serve as the basis to inform and to improve sleep habits in the population.
Validation and modification of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in Peruvian population
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The Ess-VP and ESS-MPV, adapted to adult Peruvian population, are comparable to the original scale, reliable, valid, and change-sensitive.
Two Cases of Sleep-Related Eating Disorder Responding Promptly to Low-Dose Sertraline Therapy.
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The use of low-dose sertraline taken at bedtime resulted in immediate, full and sustained resolution of symptoms at the latest follow-ups in two cases of adult males with sleep-related eating disorder (SRED), with durations of 3 and 7 years.
Depressive symptoms in patients with obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome
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No association was found between depressive symptoms in Peruvian patients with obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea and the association between the presence of depressive symptoms and OSAH severity, and a univariate analysis found a relationship between depressive Symptoms and O SAH, as well as with some polysomnographic variables related to OSAh severity.
[Tiredness and sleepiness in bus drivers and road accidents in Peru: a quantitative study].
TLDR
The hypothesis that fatigue and sleepiness among bus drivers are related to road accidents in Peru is supported.
Scientific research in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: bibliometric analysis in SCOPUS, 1991–2012
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The country with the greatest production in this period (1991–2012) was the USA, which concentrated the international collaboration network on OSA, and it was recommended that articles should be produced with international collaboration to improve the quantity of scientific publications and their chances of publication in high impact journals.
Clinical and polysomnographic differences between OSAH patients with/without excessive daytime sleepiness
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Patients with OSAH and ESD showed more hypoxemia, but it was found that the latter had a larger neck circumference, maximum O2 desaturation, and increased sleep time at <90 % O2 saturation, with significant statistical differences.
Sleepiness and nocturnal hypoxemia in Peruvian men with obstructive sleep apnea
TLDR
An association between NH and sleepiness is found in Peruvian men with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea, which suggests that sleepiness probably occurs after a chronic process and after overwhelming compensatory mechanisms.
Sleep habits, fatigue, and sleepiness in Chiclayo-Peru’s bus drivers
TLDR
Describing sleep habits, fatigue, and sleepiness in Chiclayo’s (Peru) bus drivers and exploring their relation with traffic accidents found fatigue, sleepiness, and a history of accident or near accident were frequent.
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