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A behavioural test to assess daytime sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnoea.

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Daytime sleepiness is an important symptom of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS). The standard tests for its objective quantification use EEG recordings, and are time consuming and expensive, which makes them difficult to use for large studies. This study assesses the ability of a simple test of sustained 'wakefulness' to discriminate the excessive somnolence of severe symptomatic obstructive sleep apnoea from normality, and compares its results to the traditional EEG based Maintenance ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division, Biomedical Research Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of sleep research
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
142-145
Publication date:
1997-06-05
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EISSN:
1365-2869
ISSN:
0962-1105
URN:
uuid:970612e4-0984-4a2b-a04a-8d608564af69
Source identifiers:
10109
Local pid:
pubs:10109

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