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


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

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.30, no.5, pp.1121-1128, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • 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.