SESSION TITLE: Sleep Disorders II
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
PURPOSE: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) increase the risk for drowsy driving because of excessive daytime sleepiness. Undiagnosed and untreated OSAS increases also the risk of road accidents by up to 7 times.
METHODS: We conducted an observational descriprive study using as a tool Modified Stop Bang questionnaire which was validated. Questionnaire was divided into 21 items, pre-formulated answers questions applied to a number of 586 persons enrolled in 3 driving schools from Cluj, Romania, in august-december 2014.