Saturday, November 12, 2016

SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE FOR SLEEP APNEA


STOP-Bang questionnaire


Snoring?
Do you snore loudly (loud enough to be heard through closed doors, or your bed partner elbows you for snoring at night)?
Tired?
Do you often feel tired, fatigued, or sleepy during the daytime (such as falling asleep during driving)?
Observed?
Has anyone observed you stop breathing or choking/gasping during your sleep?
Pressure?
Do you have or are being treated for high blood pressure?
Body mass index?
Is your BMI more than 35 kg/m2?
Age? 
Are you older than 50 years old?
Neck size large? (measured around Adam's apple)
For male, is your shirt collar 17 inches or larger?
For female, is your shirt collar 16 inches or larger?
Gender = Male?

Scoring criteria*:
Low risk of OSA: Yes to 0 to 2 questions
Intermediate risk of OSA: Yes to 3 to 4 questions
High risk of OSA: Yes to 5 to 8 questions


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