Excessive daytime sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnea: prevalence, severity, and predictors.

@article{Seneviratne2004ExcessiveDS,
  title={Excessive daytime sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnea: prevalence, severity, and predictors.},
  author={Udaya Seneviratne and Kathiravelu Puvanendran},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={339-43}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess prevalence, severity, and predictive factors of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in an Asian population. METHODS A retrospective, cross-sectional study of data from patients diagnosed with OSA over a period of three years and having had overnight polysomnography (PSG) followed by daytime multiple sleep latency test (MSLT). Respiratory disturbance index (RDI) was used for diagnosis and assessment of severity. OSA was classified as mild… CONTINUE READING
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