Which Screening Questionnaire is Best for Predicting Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Sleep Clinic Population Considering Age, Gender, and Comorbidities?


Arslan B. O. , Hosgor Z. Z. U. , ORMAN M. N.

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.21, no.6, pp.383-389, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2019.19024
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.383-389

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the predictive power of the screening questionnaires including Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), Berlin questionnaire (BQ) and STOP-Bang questionnaire (SBQ) to identify the high-risk patients for OSA in a sleep clinic setting considering age, gender and comorbidities.