A Tool to Screen Patients for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
S: Have you been told that you SNORE? Yes No
T: Do you often feel TIRED, fatigued or sleepy during daytime? Yes No
O: Has anyone OBSERVED you holding your breath while asleep? Yes No
P: Do you have or are you being treated for high blood PRESSURE? Yes No
B: Is your BODY MASS INDEX greater than 28? Yes No
A: AGE over 50 years old? Yes No
N: NECK circumference greater than 16 inches? Yes No
G: Are you a MALE? Yes No
If you answered Yes to 3 or MORE questions, you are at HIGH RISK for OSA.
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Chung, F., Yegneswaran, B., Liao, P., Chung, S. A., Vairavanathan, S., Islam, S., Khajehdehi, A., and Shapiro, C. M. STOP Questionnaire A Tool to Screen Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Anesthesiology 108, 812-821. 2008.