Risk Assessment of Sleep Disorders

​Using the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)

Daytime sleepiness maybe a symptom of specific sleep disorders such as sleep apnea or narcolepsy. It may also indicate an underlying illness that you are at risk of having. Since the introduction of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) Assessment in 1990, it has been widely used in hospitals and medical institutions worldwide. There are a total of 8 questions and only takes 2-3 minutes to complete.