Sleep Disorders / 2019 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Neck Grasp Predicts Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Figure 1

(a) Easy sleep apnea predictor (ESAP) entails placing both thumbs together at the anterior of the neck and encircling the fingers in the posterior. (b) Positive ESAP is shown. The patient is unable to encircle their neck resulting in at least a 1cm gap between fingertips. (c) Negative ESAP is shown. The patient is able to encircle their neck defined as touching fingertips in the posterior neck. Figures reproduced with author permission [17].

(a)
(b)
(c)

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at help@hindawi.com to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.