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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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 sleeepiness very sleepy. The version of the ESS is epworth sleepiness scale italiano standard version that can be used by most adults. It is available in many different languages.

Epworth Sleepiness Scale Test

Clinical guideline for the evaluation, management and long-term care of obstructive sleep apnea in adults. Risk of traffic accidents in patients with sleep epworth sleepiness scale italiano breathing: Official publication of Indian Chest Society. With this exhortation, nearly everyone answered all questions. It also investigated whether the normal range of ESS scores of healthy people in different cultures are similar.

Questions included in the ESS The particular questions included in the ESS were chosen on a priori grounds to represent activities with a wide range of different epworth sleepiness scale italiano.

Principal components analysis of ESS item-scores has yielded variable results, with a single factor in some investigations, but more than one factor in others. The ESS is a self-administered questionnaire with 8 questions. Surgical treatment of drug-resistant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy. Greek version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. It was intended to be long epworth sleepiness scale italiano for the respondent to have experienced at least most of the activities, so they could estimate in retrospect their chances of dozing in each.


The administration of both questionnaires increases the accuracy for the detection of all OSA severity levels. A 5-year prospective cohort study on health-related quality of life in patients with narcolepsy. If, after adding them up, the total ESS score includes a half, it should be rounded up to the next whole number. The questionnaire was originally created with the intent to preserve the exact wording of the questionnaire to provide a standardized test and to preserve its validity ; the author epworth sleepiness scale italiano the ESS recommends that the administrator of the questionnaire does not discuss the results of the ESS with the subject until it is completed, as this may affect the subject’s responses on the questionnaire.

Association between the Epworth sleepiness scale and the multiple sleep latency test in a clinical population. The questionnaire takes no epworth sleepiness scale italiano than 2 or 3 minutes to answer. However, it should not be assumed that sleep disordered breathing is the only factor affecting ESS scores.

Hypersomnia after head-neck trauma: The questionnaire asks the subject to rate his or her probability of falling asleep on a scale of increasing probability from 0 to 3 for eight different situations that most people engage in during their daily lives, though not necessarily every day.

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

Epworth Sleepiness Scale

Keywords Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Showing of 74 extracted citations. It is available in many different languages as authorized translations. It is recommended that these scores be taken at face value. Sleep disordered breathing in a cohort of patients with sporadic inclusion body myositis.

The copyright epworth sleepiness scale italiano any changes to the ESS, except under special circumstances and with written permission. Rasch epworth sleepiness scale italiano of ESS item-scores has enabled differences between the items to be assessed at the same time as differences between people, based on Item Response Theory.


J Wcale Otol ; Sleep Med ;8 Suppl 4: For example, clinicians may want epworth sleepiness scale italiano 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 ESS has an accuracy of The French multicentre study.

Long-term effects epworth sleepiness scale italiano nasal continuous positive airway pressure on daytime sleepiness, mood and traffic accidents in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea. Vineland Social Maturity Scale.

Polysomnographic study of nocturnal sleep in idiopathic hypersomnia without long sleep time. Assessment of predictive ability of Epworth sleepiness in screening of patients with sleep apnoea. The ESS is not a diagnostic tool by itself.

J Clin Sleep Med ;7: Conventional self vs physician administration. Nor does it measure how often, or for how long, the respondent sleeps during the day.

German version of the Epworth Epworth sleepiness scale italiano Scale. How to cite this URL: The ESS scores derived from interviews, whether by phone or personally, may be valid, but that needs confirmation. The burden of narcolepsy with cataplexy: Journal of Sleep Research. Electronic versions are possible too, by arrangement.

Epworth Sleepiness Scale Test

Evaluation of epworth sleepiness scale italiano different questionnaires for assessing sleep apnea syndrome in a sleep clinic. The current study has shown that the average ESS score of healthy Arabian subjects is significantly higher than in Western cultures. In the latter investigations there has been one dominant factor, as well as one or two minor factors with Eigenvalues not much above 1.

Reduction with nasal CPAP. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale has been used to compare the sensitivity and specificity of other similar measurements of sleep quality.