EXCESSIVE DAYTIME SLEEPINESS AMONG TURKISH PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION DRIVERS: A RISK FOR ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS?


Ozder A. , Gunay E., Eker H. H. , Ulasli S. S.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.30, no.5, pp.1121-1128, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1121-1128

Abstract

Aims.. This study evaluated the prevalence of, and the risk factors for, obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) and excessive day time sleepiness (EDS) as well as it relation to road traffic accidents (RTA) among Turkish Public transportation drivers.