The ESS is used to assess the 'daytime sleepiness' of patients. Patients are asked to rate their usual chances of dozing off or falling asleep while engaged in eight different activities.
Created by Dr. Murray Johns. Licensed for use by students, physicians, clinical practice, not-funded academic users. © MW Johns 1990-1997.
Self-report scales are for screening purposes only, and must be interpreted by a qualified health professional in conjunction with clinical assessment. They cannot be used alone for diagnostic or treatment purposes.