Usefulness of the Berlin Questionnaire to identify patients at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea: a population-based door-to-door study

@article{Kang2012UsefulnessOT,
  title={Usefulness of the Berlin Questionnaire to identify patients at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea: a population-based door-to-door study},
  author={Kyunghun Kang and Ki Soo Park and Ji-Eun Kim and S W Kim and Young-Teak Kim and Jung-Soo Kim and Ho-Won Lee},
  journal={Sleep and Breathing},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={803-810}
}
The Berlin Questionnaire (BQ) is a useful tool to identify the high-risk group for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in the primary care sites or hospital, but the usefulness of the BQ to identify the high-risk group for OSA in the general population has not been evaluated. The purpose of our study was to develop the Korean version of the BQ (KBQ) and evaluate the usefulness of the BQ in identifying patients with OSA in the general population. A total of 1,305 subjects were included in a population… CONTINUE READING