Refer to the text below the questionnaire for more information about this easy to remember acronym-based screening method for OSA.
The STOP-BANG questionnaire is a widely used screening tool for obstructive sleep apnea. It is addressed to patients with symptoms such as drowsiness, snoring, observer periods of night time apnea or noisy breathing and can also be used as part of the pre-operative assessment.
|Snoring ?||Body Mass Index|
|Tired? (Tired, fatigued, or sleepy during the daytime)||Age|
|Observed? (Stop breathing or choking/ gasping during your sleep)||Neck Size|
|Pressure? (High blood pressure)||Gender|
|STOP_BANG Sore||Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) risk level|
|0-2||Low risk of OSA|
|3-4||Intermediate risk of OSA|
|5-8||High Low risk of OSA|
This tool should NOT be considered as a substitute for any professional medical service, NOR as a substitute for clinical judgement
Disclaimer: This tool should NOT be considered as a substitute for any professional medical service, NOR as a substitute for clinical judgementStart Question