Prevalence and determinants of subjective sleepiness in healthy elderly with unrecognized obstructive sleep apnea.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with behavioral consequences such as excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). The aim of this study was to establish the presence of sleepiness in elderly with unrecognized OSA and the factors explaining its occurrence. METHODOLOGY A total of 825 healthy elderly (aged ≥65 years) undergoing clinical… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2015.03.010

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