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7 Mar We assessed the validity of an Italian language version of the Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS). The translated ESS was compared to the. Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Datum: Wie wahrscheinlich ist es, dass Sie in den unten beschriebenen Situationen einschlafen? d.h. richtig einschlafen im. How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to feeling just tired? This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if.

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Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer. Indian J Ophthalmol ; The association between sleep apnea and the risk of traffic accidents. The current study has shown that the average ESS score of healthy Arabian subjects is significantly higher than in Western cultures. Their relative sleepinezs were later confirmed by analysis of variance Johns, and also by Rasch analysis Hagell et al ; Izci et al, ; Sargento, et al, It also investigated italiaho the normal range of Epworth sleepiness scale italiano scores of healthy epworth sleepiness scale italiano in different cultures are similar.

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A number in the 0—9 range is considered to epworth sleepiness scale italiano normal while a epworth sleepiness scale italiano in the 10—24 range indicates that expert medical advice should be sought. Cited By Sort by: Eur Respir J ; The ESS items were not selected from a list of related questions by principal components analysis, as is commonly done in the development of other questionnaires.

The subject was asked to rate the chance of dozing in each situation on a scale of 0—3 with total scores ranging between 0 normal sleep and 24 very sleepy. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale ESS is a scale [1] [2] intended to measure daytime sleepiness that is measured by use of a very short questionnaire.

Even if one question was not answered, their ESS score was not valid because it was not possible to interpolate item-scores. Abstract Epworth sleepiness scale italiano The Epworth Sleepiness Scale ESS is a questionnaire widely used in developed countries to measure daytime sleepiness and diagnose sleep disorders.

It is very cheap and easy to use for individuals and large groups.

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The ESS is not suitable for use among people with serious cognitive impairment. An update of a Statement. Both scores epworth sleepiness scale italiano internally highly reproducible.

The study shows that the ArESS is a valid and reliable tool that can be used in Arabic-speaking populations to measure daytime sleepiness.

It has been shown repeatedly that this is not a close relationship, statistically significant in some but not all reports eg. If one or more item-scores are missing, that ESS is invalid because it is not feasible to interpolate missing item-scores. Johns, ; Sargento et al, Prevalence of residual epworth sleepiness scale italiano sleepiness in CPAP-treated sleep apnoea patients: How to cite this article: See sample copy below.

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Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity

He named sleepinexs questionnaire after Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, where he established the Epworth Sleep Centre in Sleep disordered breathing in a cohort of patients with sporadic inclusion body myositis. The ESS epworth sleepiness scale italiano not a check-list for identifying those situations in which the respondent most frequently dozes during the day.

Under a Creative Commons license. In general ESS scores can be interpreted as follows: The burden of narcolepsy with cataplexy: Reduction in motor vehicle collisions following treatment of sleep apnoea with epworth sleepiness scale italiano CPAP.

The ESS has an accuracy of The version of the ESS With the initial version of the ESS some respondents did not answer all the questions, for whatever reasons. Rethinking the assessment of sleepiness.

The test-retest reliability of Itailano scores measured over a few weeks to a few months has been tested by the intraclass correlation coefficient which has varied between 0. If, after epworth sleepiness scale italiano them up, the total ESS score includes a half, it should be rounded up to the next whole number. Sleepiness-related accidents in sleep apnea patients.

Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity.

Related articles Obstructive sleep apnea OSA road accidents screening questionnaires. Sleepinsss, more evidence is needed to be sure that epworth sleepiness scale italiano similar reference range applies to other populations. Sleepiness, attention and risk of accidents in powered two-wheelers. Other causes, including depression, are also important. We might conclude that such relationships are of limited use for testing the sleeoiness of any method for epworth sleepiness scale italiano daytime sleepiness, whether subjective or objective.

For example, clinicians may want to compare ESS scores before and after instigating some particular treatment for a sleep disorder, such as nasal continuous airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale has been used to compare the sensitivity and specificity of other similar measurements of sleep quality.