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Use of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale to demonstrate response to treatment with nasal continuous positive airways pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.

Abstract:

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) was used to measure the degree of daytime sleepiness in two groups of patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), before and after treatment with nasal continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP). One group (50 patients) were assessed after 2 months CPAP treatment after which the mean ESS fell from 16.4 [standard error of mean (SEM) 0.52] to 7.0 (SEM 0.56). A second group (25 patients) were assessed after 1 yr of treatment: a similar fall in mean ESS was s...

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Journal:
Respiratory medicine
Volume:
89
Issue:
9
Pages:
617-620
Publication date:
1995-10-05
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EISSN:
1532-3064
ISSN:
0954-6111
URN:
uuid:d1fae75d-deeb-4e8b-8f9a-9b0e5c231c19
Source identifiers:
71433
Local pid:
pubs:71433

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