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