Sleep & Respiratory

You and Your Condition

This section will provide the patient with information on sleep disordered breathing and OSA

Snoring and sleep apnoea are common Sleep-Disordered Breathing (SDB) problems that can affect your sleep, health and quality of life. For more information on SDB please follow the link below

www.resmed.com/uk/patients_and_families/what_is_sleep_apnea/what-is-sleep-apnea.html

 

Do you snore and are you always tired?

www.resmed.com/uk/assets/documents/clinical/do_you_snore/1010406_do-you-snore_patient-brochure_row_eng.pdf

Snoring and Sleeping, what should you do?

www.resmed.com/uk/assets/documents/clinical/snoring_and_sleep_apnea/1010407_snoring-and-sleep-apnea_patient-brochure_row_eng.pdf

 

 

Once a patient has been diagnosed with Sleep Apnoea it can be hard to understand fully what OSA actually is. It is therefore the purpose of this section to explain the disorder in a comprehensive manner.

 

 What is OSA:

www.resmed.com/uk/assets/documents/snoozenews/SnoozeNewz9_1012050r1.pdf

www.sleep-apnoea-trust.org/sleep-apnoea-information.php

 

www.resmed.com/uk/patients_and_families/what-is-osa.html

 

www.sleepapnea.org/info/index.html

 

www.sleepapnea.org/resources/brochure.html

 

www.sleepfoundation.org/article/sleep-related-problems/obstructive-sleep-apnea-and-sleep

 

Video Link:

 www.youtube.com/watch

 

www.youtube.com/watch

 

 Books Available:

 www.sleepapnea.org/resources/books.html

 

Below are some frequently asked questions about OSA:

www.isat.ie/isat_faqs.htm

www.sleep-apnoea-trust.org/faqs.php

 

 

How can family members help?

www.resmed.com/uk/patients_and_families/living_with_sleep_apnea/family-help.html

 

Considering Surgery for OSA?

www.sleepapnea.org/resources/pubs/osa.html

 

Could my child have sleep apnea?

www.sleepfoundation.org/article/hot-topics/could-my-child-have-sleep-apnea

 

Dealing with Air Leaks:

www.resmed.com/uk/patients_and_families/improving_therapy/dealing-with-air-leaks.html