Our own Dr. Alyssa Cairns in Sleep Review on undiagnosed Narcolepsy!
Scientists analyze the EEG characteristics of patients with narcolepsy (with and without cataplexy) and idiopathic hypersomnia compared to controls. By Yoona Ha Alyssa Cairns, PhD, a research scientist at SleepMed Inc, talks about her latest sleep research and how there’s a crucial need for developing a better way of identifying patients with narcolepsy that would […]
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Assessment of obstructive sleep apnea risk and severity in truck drivers
The sensitivity and specificity of the ARES Screener in predicting who will have an AHI > 5 was 0.94 and 0.79 in 850 subjects. 77% of the transportation workers predicted by ARES Questionnaire to have severe OSA had an AHI > 20 Assessment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk and Severity in Truck drivers validation of a […]
Description and validation of the apnea risk evaluation system: a novel method to diagnose sleep apnea-hypopnea in the home
ARES had a 0.96 correlation with PSG when recorded concurrently and 0.88 for in-home ARES vs. PSG. ARES demonstrated a sensitivity of 97.4 and a specificity of 85.6 in 284 subjects with data acquired concurrently with PSG, and a sensitivity of 91.5 and a specificity of 85.7 in 187 subjects when comparing in-home recordings to […]