How Well You Know About Sleep Apnea? Trivia Quiz

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How Well You Know About Sleep Apnea? Trivia Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common form of sleep apnea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In order to be diagnosed with OSA, you must be older and obese.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    One reason that OSA goes underdiagnosed is because it cannot be detected by a routine office visit or a blood test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are associated with sleep apnea? 
    • A. 

      Decreased oxygen levels

    • B. 

      Loud snoring

    • C. 

      Increased automobile accidents

    • D. 

      Extreme day-time sleepiness

  • 5. 
    What percentage of the population (aged 30 to 60) was found to have minimal requirements for sleep apnea?
    • A. 

      1% of men and 5% of women.

    • B. 

      2% of women and 4% of men.

    • C. 

      5% of the population as a whole.

    • D. 

      93% of women and 82% of men.

  • 6. 
    What percentage of the adult population was found to likely have undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea?
    • A. 

      1% of men and 5% of women.

    • B. 

      2% of women and 4% of men.

    • C. 

      5% of the population.

    • D. 

      93% of women and 82% of men.

  • 7. 
    Women are more likely to be diagnosed with sleep apnea than men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In order to be diagnosed with sleep apnea, you must report daytime sleepiness to your physician.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Sleep apnea is more prevalent in primary care settings than in the community at large because obesity, hypertension, and complaints of fatigue are more common in primary care settings than in the population as a whole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Of the patients completing sleep questionnaires in primary care offices, _______ of all patients reported symptoms that would justify referral for sleep apnea testing.
    • A. 

      One-third

    • B. 

      One-eighth

    • C. 

      Half

    • D. 

      Two-thirds

  • 11. 
    Untreated sleep apnea improves over time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Weight gain is associated with an increased percentage in sleep apnea events per hour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What percentage of weight gain is also a predictor for a six-fold increase in the odds of developing moderate to severe sleep apnea?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      22%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      18%

  • 14. 
    Worsening of sleep apnea is more closely associated with weight gain in women than in men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Weight gain is a major risk factor for sleep apnea in women but not in men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What portions of the tablet screening should the patient complete first? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      The Epworth Sleep Scale

    • B. 

      The demographic information

    • C. 

      The symptom identification section

    • D. 

      The HIPAA form

  • 17. 
    Which patients fill out the demographic portion of the form?
    • A. 

      All patients who start the form

    • B. 

      Only those patients who show signs of possible sleep apnea based on the Epworth score and/or symptom identification section

    • C. 

      All patients who come into the office

    • D. 

      Only patients who score high enough on the Epworth Sleep Scale

  • 18. 
    If the patient does not mark symptoms and has a low Epworth score, the tablet will: 
    • A. 

      Thank the patient for taking the time to complete the questionnaire.

    • B. 

      Ask the patient further questions for possible missed symptoms.

    • C. 

      Instruct the patient to hand the tablet back to the front desk.

    • D. 

      Populate a new form.

  • 19. 
    If the patient takes the form into his or her appointment with the physician, the physician should: 
    • A. 

      Review the tablet form.

    • B. 

      Note the symptoms marked, along with the Epworth score.

    • C. 

      Decide whether or not the patient should be tested.

    • D. 

      Instruct the patient that he or she needs to be tested and direct him or her to the front desk to pick up a home sleep testing device.

  • 20. 
    The home sleep test is the only option for testing a patient to find out if he or she has sleep apnea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Once the doctor signs the form, the patient needs to: (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Return to the front desk to schedule a home sleep test.

    • B. 

      Return to the front desk to pick up a home sleep test.

    • C. 

      Complete and sign the patient responsibility form.

    • D. 

      Take the HST home.

  • 22. 
    The patient must wait to take the test until he or she has received a call from DAG authorizing the test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Before the patient takes the HST home, you must: 
    • A. 

      Assign an HST serial number for the unit in DAG Office.

    • B. 

      Copy the patient's insurance card and driver's license.

    • C. 

      Fax or upload the data to DAG.

    • D. 

      Instruct the patient to return the device the next business day by 10 a.m.

  • 24. 
    The device can be checked in via DAG Office once the patient returns the unit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The primary care physician will read and score the test once it has been completed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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