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In a study titled "Interactions between Sleep Habits and Self-Control," Clemson psychologists concluded a sleep-deprived individual is at increased risk for succumbing to impulsive desires, inattentiveness and questionable decision-making.

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A University of Michigan study found power naps or extended breaks during the day could ease frustration, help offset impulsive behaviour and increase workplace safety.

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The Commonwealth’s Chief Medical Officer has sought the assistance of Australian Colleges and other health agencies to further publicise the international situation regarding the spread of MERS.

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Philips ASV Device Recall for Product Correction

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Researchers say that pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) programmes for patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should include sleep assessment.

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Heavy snoring and sleep apnoea may be linked to memory and thinking decline at an earlier age.

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Our Thoracic and Sleep Doctors

Dr Andrew Scott

Dr Andrew Scott

Dr Andrew Scott is a Thoracic and Sleep Physician plus CEO and Director of Thoracic and Sleep Group (Qld).  He has 15 years experience in Sleep Medicine, having worked in major sleep units in Brisbane, Sydney and Cambridge (UK). He is Medical Director of The Wesley Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme with a team including nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, pharmacist and clinical psychologist.  He has published in the areas of sleep medicine, infectious diseases of the lung, thoracic oncology, transplant medicine, cystic fibrosis, autoimmune lung disorders and thoracic surgery. Research in these areas has been presented at medical conferences in North America, Europe, U.K and throughout Australasia. He has also practiced in the area of lung transplantation developing skills in complex interventional bronchoscopy including airway stenting and laser therapy. He is a Senior Lecturer in Medicine with the University of Queensland. Dr Scott continues to maintain daily clinics with one of the busiest private practices in Thoracic and Sleep Medicine in South East Queensland.

Dr John Feenstra

Dr John Feenstra

Dr John Feenstra is one of only four sleep physicians in South East Queensland who trained to attain Level 2 Sleep qualifications and is the only current physician in full time private practice.  He is a director with Thoracic & Sleep Group (QLD) and is the Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Unit, with a senior clinical nurse and WRI researchers under his supervision.  He is a Senior Lecturer with Griffith University and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine with Bond University.  He is also the academic lead for Medicine at Griffith University at the Wesley Hospital Clinical School.  Dr Feenstra is currently involved with clinical trials involving COPD, PAH, sleep apnoea and insomnia.

 

For more information on our Lung and Sleep Doctors, please contact our Brisbane Breathing and Sleep Clinic.

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