Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) in Diagnosis of OSA

  • Suresh Patil Associate Professor, Dept. of Respiratory Medicine, ACPMMC, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
Keywords: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS), Glasgow coma scale (GCS), Body mass index (BMI).


Aims and objectives: To study the role of ESS in diagnosis of OSA MATERIAL AND METHODS Sample size: 50 patients visiting Pulmonary Medicine OPD Inclusion criteria Patients age 20 years and above Patients with BMI more than 25 Patients consenting for study Patients on regular follow-up in OPD Exclusive criteria: Patients not consenting for study Patients with active tuberculosis Patients on anti-psychotic medications Patients with GCS less than 12.