Respiratory

Mission Statement

To act as a focus for those members of the ASA who have an interest in the respiratory aspects of sleep medicine and sleep science.


Broad Objectives

  1. To encourage involvement of physicians, scientists, nurses, physiotherapists, CPAP therapists and others interested in the respiratory aspects of sleep, to be involved in the affairs of the association.
  2. To support the ASA annual scientific meeting, especially with the respiratory aspects of the meeting.
  3. To advise the Board on the respiratory aspects of sleep when needed.

Documents

 

Additional Information

Health Professionals Information [link]

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea [link]

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Children [link]
 

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