Polysomnography vs self-reported measures in patients with sleep apnea.

@article{Weaver2004PolysomnographyVS,
  title={Polysomnography vs self-reported measures in patients with sleep apnea.},
  author={Edward M. Weaver and Vishesh K Kapur and Bevan Yueh},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={130 4},
  pages={
          453-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND While obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is defined by both polysomnographic (PSG) abnormalities and symptoms, severity is quantified primarily by the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) alone. OBJECTIVE To determine the correlation between standard PSG indices (AHI and others) and self-reported sleepiness, mental health status, and general health in patients with sleep apnea. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING University-affiliated outpatient sleep laboratory. PATIENTS Ninety-six… CONTINUE READING

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