• Published 2017

Primary care physicians ’ knowledge of sleep medicine and barriers to transfer of patients with sleep disorders . A cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Saleem2017PrimaryCP,
  title={Primary care physicians ’ knowledge of sleep medicine and barriers to transfer of patients with sleep disorders . A cross-sectional study},
  author={Ahmed H. Saleem and Faisal A. Al Rashed and Ghassan A. Alkharboush and Othman M. Almazyed and Awad H Olaish and Aljohara S. Almeneessier and Ahmed S. BaHammam},
  year={2017}
}
Objectives: To assess primary care physicians’ (PCPs) knowledge and attitudes toward sleep disorders. Methods: In this cross-sectional quantitative study, we surveyed 88 primary care centers under the Ministry of Health during 2015 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, using a combination of pre-designed validated questionnaires. Knowledge was assessed using the Assessment of Sleep Knowledge in Medical Education (ASKME) questionnaire, and attitude was assessed using a pre-designed survey. For numerical… CONTINUE READING

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