Dr Johns first developed the ESS for adults in and subsequently modified it slightly in He developed it so he could assess the ‘daytime sleepiness’ of. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) is a questionnaire widely used in German [5], Chinese [6], [7], Japanese [8], Turkish [9], Italian [10], and Greek [11]. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale: translation and validation study of the Iranian version. Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity. Neurol.

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AU – Vetrugno, R. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale may not reflect objective measures of sleepiness or sleep apnea. AU – Raffaele, M.

The psychometric properties of the ESS have been investigated widely. AU – Fassari, V.

Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: External validity

AU – Ferrillo, F. J Epidemiol Glob Health. However, it should sleepinesa be assumed that sleep disordered breathing is the only factor affecting ESS scores. German version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. With more data, that proved to be incorrect. References Publications referenced by this paper. The version of the ESS is the standard version that can be used by most adults.

This paper has highly influenced 10 other papers. AU – Viscardi, M. However, the results of many of those earlier investigations cannot be directly compared with one another because they used different questionnaires. Dinner Annals of internal medicine Correlations among Epworth Sleepiness Scale scores, multiple sleep latency tests and psychological symptoms. Measure of general level of sleepiness. Link to publication in Scopus. AU – Marinig, R. Within the context of a multicentric national study iitaliano narcolepsy Gruppo Italiano Narcolessia Studio Epidemiologico Nazionale, GINSEN involving 17 Italian sleep centres, we compared the two diagnostic tests on 91 prospectively recruited subjects with suspected EDS 34 with narcolepsy, 16 with sleepinesa sleep apnea syndrome, 19 with idiopathic hypersomnia, and 22 with other sleep, neurologic or psychiatric disorders.

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The ESS-CHAD is very similar to the adult ESS, but with minor changes to the instructions and descriptions of some of the activities, making them more easily comprehended and more likely to be within the experience of children and adolescents. BenbadisEd MaschaMichael C. Showing of 81 extracted citations. The ESS is not a diagnostic tool by itself.

AU – Manni, R. AU – Della Marca, G. Lung Disease Week Reliability and validity studies of the Turkish version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. However, more evidence is needed to be sure that a similar reference range applies to other populations. The activities in both questionnaires have the same relative somnificities.

Russi Respiration; international review of thoracic…. Surgical treatment epworthh drug-resistant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy. Alternatively 4 boxes, labelled dpworth to 3, may be presented for each question, and the respondent then ticks the most appropriate box. AU – Palagini, L.

Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity – Semantic Scholar

AU – Buzzi, G. Sleep Wake Disorders Search for additional papers on this topic. The ESS is not suitable for use among people with serious cognitive impairment.

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Link to citation list in Scopus. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale in Portuguese adults: AU – Spaggiari, C. Validation and modification of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in Peruvian population. The copyright prohibits any changes to the ESS, except under special circumstances and with written permission. Epworth sleepiness scale in obstructive sleep disordered breathing: Is autonomic nervous system involved in restless legs syndrome during wakefulness?

Neurological Sciences23 6 Strong evidence for the external criterion validity of the ESS has come from investigations of the sensitivity and specificity of ESS scores for distinguishing narcoleptic patients from normal controls, who have very different ASPs by definition Parkes et al, ; Johns, b.

Konrad E BlochO. The evaluation of the Croatian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale and STOP questionnaire as screening tools for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.

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External validity ‘ Neurological Sciencesvol. Pittsburgh and Epworth sleep scale items: We might conclude that there scalr one dominant factor, with high loadings on all scales, but sometimes there are additional minor factors that vary between groups. Almost all patients suffering from narcolepsy have severe or moderate EDS by these ESS criteria, as expected Parkes et al, ; Johns, ; van der Heide et al,