Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) in Diagnosis of OSA
Keywords: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS), Glasgow coma scale (GCS), Body mass index (BMI).
AbstractAims 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.
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