What is the role of sleepiness and alertness measurement in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Himanshu Wickramasinghe, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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The measurement of sleepiness and alertness remains controversial (ie, the multiple sleep latency test [MSLT] for objectively measuring sleepiness and the maintenance of wakefulness test [MWT] for measuring alertness). [152]


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