Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly


Epworth Sleepiness Scale

Purpose : Measure average daytime sleepiness


Admin time :  5 min.

User Friendly :  High

Administered by : self or GP


Content : The client self-rates on how likely it is that he/she would doze in eight different situations. Scoring of the answers is 0-3, with 0 being “would never doze” and 3 being “high chance of dozing”. A sum of 10 or more from the eight individual scores reflects above normal daytime sleepiness and need for further evaluation


Author :  Johns M,  1991 and 1997

Epworth Sleepiness Scale

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This Tool is used in Sleep Disorders

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Geriatric Syndromes

Sleep Disorders is one of 4 Geriatric Syndromes


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