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Comparison of the effects of sleep deprivation, alcohol and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) on simulated steering performance.

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Patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are reported to have an increased risk of road traffic accidents. This study examines the nature of the impairment during simulated steering in patients with OSA, compared to normal subjects following either sleep deprivation or alcohol ingestion. Twenty-six patients with OSA and 12 normal subjects, either deprived of one night's sleep or following alcohol ingestion [mean (SD) alcohol blood level 71.6 mg dl(-1) (19.6)], performed a simulated steeri...

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Publisher copy:
10.1053/rmed.2001.1109
Journal:
Respiratory medicine More from this journal
Volume:
95
Issue:
7
Pages:
594-601
Publication date:
2001-07-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-3064
ISSN:
0954-6111
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:6854
UUID:
uuid:63328240-1d56-4b2d-93c5-9830c9657b55
Local pid:
pubs:6854
Source identifiers:
6854
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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