Elevated Risk of Sleepiness-Related Motor Vehicle Accidents in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: A Case-Control Study


Basoglu O. K. , TAŞBAKAN M. S.

TRAFFIC INJURY PREVENTION, vol.15, no.5, pp.470-476, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/15389588.2013.830213
  • Title of Journal : TRAFFIC INJURY PREVENTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.470-476

Abstract

Objectives: The present case-control study aimed to determine whether obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) patients are at an increased risk for sleepiness-related motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) than controls and to identify disease-related factors associated with accident risk.