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 screening questionnaire.

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Drowsy Drivers Cause More Accidents Than You Think!

Detecting drowsiness following a vehicle crash is difficult, which makes drowsy driving an underreported traffic safety issue. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety provides an unprecedented analysis of in-vehicle dashcam video from more than 700 crashes—and the study found the percentage of crashes involving drowsiness to be nearly 8 times higher than federal estimates indicate

SleepMed’s on-site sleep health screening programs can help avoid these tragedies.

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