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A recent study has shown that adaptive servoventilation (ASV) may be harmful in heart failure patients with central sleep apnoea. The results indicated a 10% annual risk of cardiovascular death in ASV patients compared with 7.5% in the control group. The overall survival and hospitalisation rate was not different between the groups.

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Researchers find that having sleep apnea while pregnant could make the baby prone to metabolic disease as an adult. The study suggests that reoccurring oxygen deprivation, during pregnancy causes long-term changes in the offspring's liver's ability to maintain blood glucose level.

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Symptoms of depression and insomnia are the strongest predictors of having frequent nightmares, a new study concludes. A nightmare disorder may occur when repeated nightmares cause distress or impairment in social or occupational functioning.

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Navigational brain cells that help sense direction are as electrically active during deep sleep as they are during wake time, scientists have discovered. Such information could be useful in treating navigational problems associated with Alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders.

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A team of neuropsychologists at Saarland University have shown that even a brief sleep of 45 to 60 minutes can significantly improve retention of learned material in memory

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People exposed to prolonged periods of shortened sleep have significant increases in blood pressure during nighttime hours, researchers report.

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Thoracic and Sleep Referral Forms

These referral forms are available to both Doctors and the public. A referral for the Thoracic and Sleep Group (QLD) is only valid once completed by a medical professional (GP or Specialist)

To book an Appointment:

Once your referral has been completed by a medical professional your booking can be made by contacting the Thoracic and Sleep Group Queensland (TSGQ) on (07) 3870 1120 or 1800 119 446.

Thoracic Referral Forms

PrinTable Referrals

Interactive Referrals

Download interactive referral forms to import them into your practice management software.

Sleep Referral Form

Printable Referrals

Interactive Referrals

Download interactive referral forms to import them into your practice management software.

You can also download and print educational brochures for your patients.

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