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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ColeA Ambrogetti Journal of sleep research Alternatively 4 boxes, labelled 0 to 3, may be presented for each question, and the respondent then ticks the most appropriate box.

Most people engage in those activities at least occasionally, although not necessarily every day.

American Thoracic Society – Epworth Sleepines Scale (ESS)

A new suggestion for the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in obstructive sleep apnea. AU – Spaggiari, C. Greek version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. In general ESS scores can sleepinesw interpreted as follows: It is very cheap and easy to use for individuals and large groups. Tobacco Control Tuberculosis Washington Letter. Neurological SciencesVol.

Italian version sleepinrss the Epworth sleepiness scale: However, more evidence is needed to be sure that a similar reference range applies to other populations.

In addition, none of the previously modified versions of the ESS was authorised by the copyright holder. The ESS is not a diagnostic tool by itself.

Other investigators have used one of many different modified versions of the ESS, some with a wider age-range including younger children Snow et al, ; Joo et al, ; Campbell et al, ; Melendres et al ; Anderson et al, ; Chan et al, ; Moore et al, ; James et al, ; Storfer-Isser et al, Measure of general level of sleepiness.


Electronic versions are possible too, by arrangement. Plasmatic oxidative stress biomarkers in multiple sclerosis: This paper has highly influenced 10 other papers. The American Thoracic Society improves global health by advancing research, patient care, and public health in pulmonary disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders.

In the usual format, each ESS item-score is recorded as one numberwritten in a box.

Epworth Sleepiness Scale Test

Privacy Statement Term of Use. The ESS is not suitable for use among people with serious cognitive impairment. AU – Manni, R. AU – Cirignotta, F.

J Pak Med Assoc. Pittsburgh and Epworth sleep scale items: Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study. PerryBarbara WolgamuthLaurence A. External validity ‘ Neurological Sciencesvol. Use of the Epworth sleepiness scale in Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnea and normal itzliano employees. AU – Raffaele, M. With more data, that proved to be incorrect. With this exhortation, nearly everyone answered all questions.

The ESS scalr developed initially for use among adults. Several of the modified versions of the ESS have been shown to be internally consistent eg. AU – Ferini-Strambi, L.

Epworth Sleepiness Scale — General Intensive Care Unit

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.


A new method for measuring daytime sleepiness: In languages other than English, it is important that the meaning of the original English words be retained. By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy Policy slewpiness, Terms of Serviceand Dataset License.

The questionnaire takes no more than 2 or 3 minutes to answer. AU – Beelke, M. AU – Della Italiwno, G. Russi Respiration; international review of thoracic….

Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: External validity

AU – Sancisi, E. AU – Indice, A. The ESS scores derived from interviews, whether by phone or personally, may be valid, but that needs confirmation.

That is the same as the range defined by the 2. The copyright prohibits any changes to the ESS, except under special circumstances and with written permission. Konrad E BlochO. With the initial version of the ESS some respondents did not answer all the questions, for whatever reasons.

However, it should not be assumed that sleep disordered breathing is the only factor affecting ESS scores.

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale in Portuguese adults: Agreement between electronic and paper Epworth Sleepiness Scale responses in obstructive sleep apnoea:

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