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.
- 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.
- To support the ASA annual scientific meeting, especially with the respiratory aspects of the meeting.
- To advise the Board on the respiratory aspects of sleep when needed.
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea [link]
26th May 15
At the 2015 American Thoracic Society Scientific meeting in Denver ASA Member Dr Ching Li Chai-Coetzer from the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health won The Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology's James B. Skatrud New Investigator Award.
26th May 15
ResMed devices that use Adaptive Servo-Ventilation therapy
The TGA have advised that two additional devices have been added to those listed in the previous recall.
VPAP Tx (Product Code - 25103)
S9 VPAP Tx (Product Code - 36030
15th May 15
TGA have issued an Urgent Recall for Product Correction following a serious safety concern identified during the preliminary primary data analysis from the SERVE-HF clinical trial undertaken by ResMed.