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Average ER Wait Times

Wesley Derby ER

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Wesley Medical Center

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Wesley Pediatric ER

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Wesley West ER & Diagnostic Center

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Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER

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Screening for Sleep Apnea

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.

Your doctor may give you a test, such as the Berlin Questionnaire or the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, to gain information about your symptoms. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children are screened for sleep apnea by asking about snoring.

Revision Information

  • Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T115600/Obstructive-sleep-apnea-OSA. Updated September 19, 2016. Accessed October 5, 2016.

  • Snoring and sleep apnea. American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery website. Available at: http://www.entnet.org/content/snoring-and-sleep-apnea. Accessed June 3, 2013.