Sleep medicine service in Saudi Arabia. A quantitative assessment.

  title={Sleep medicine service in Saudi Arabia. A quantitative assessment.},
  author={Ahmed S Bahammam and Bandar N. Aljafen},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  volume={28 6},
OBJECTIVE To assess quantitatively sleep medicine services in Saudi Arabia (KSA) and identify obstacles that face specialists and hospitals and preclude the establishment of this service. METHODS A self-administered questionnaire was mailed to 53 major governmental and private hospitals in KSA on September 2005. The response rate was 69.8%. Data were coded and analyzed. RESULTS The survey identified 9 sleep disorders facilities in KSA; 7 were defined as sleep disorders centers and 2 as… CONTINUE READING

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