One manifestation of disturbed breathing during sleep in excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). The presence of certain clinical findings can help identify a person with excessive daytime sleepiness.
Criteria for excessive daytime sleepiness: one or more of the following
(1) often feel asleep when unoccupied
(2) sometimes or often experience irresistible sleepiness
(3) had suffered a motor vehicle accident due to sleepiness
More than 1 of these features increases the likelihood for the diagnosis.
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