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 , Chinese , , Japanese , Turkish , Italian , and Greek . 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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Use of the Epworth sleepiness scale in Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnea and normal hospital employees. German version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Dr Johns first developed the ESS for adults in and subsequently modified sleepinness slightly in AU – Bergonzi, P.
For the ESS to remain useful internationally it is important that it is standardised and not modified.
With more data, that proved to be incorrect. In languages other than English, it is important that the meaning of the original English words be retained. Is autonomic nervous system involved in restless legs syndrome during wakefulness?
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Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: External validity
However, the results of many of those earlier investigations cannot be directly compared with one another because they used different questionnaires. AU – Misceo, S.
If one or more item-scores are missing, that ESS is invalid because it is not feasible to interpolate missing item-scores. Russi Respiration; international review of thoracic….
Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity
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. The evidence from several different Rasch analyses of the ESS indicates that it has a unitary structure Hagell, et al, ; Izci et al, ; Sargento et al, AU – Landi, C.
Link to the questionnaire if available http: The Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Reliability and validity of a Norwegian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale.
AU – Plazzi, G. Their use has indicated that the concept of daytime sleepiness, in the sense of ASP as measured by the ESS, is valid for children and adolescents as it is for adults.
Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity.
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale may not reflect objective measures of sleepiness or sleep apnea. Neurological Sleepinesd23 6 Adults in Australia who have no evidence of a chronic sleep disorder including frequent snoring had a mean ESS score of 4.
The ESS score the sum of 8 item scores, can range from 0 to ltaliano 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 somnificities.
AU – Spaggiari, C. AU – Dolso, P.
Reliability and validity studies of the Turkish version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Validation and modification of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in Peruvian population. The questionnaire takes no more than 2 or 3 minutes to answer.