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Thoracic Medicine

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Sleep Medicine

Latest News

Getting enough sleep is important to people of any age, but it is especially so for teenagers, with insufficient sleep possibly being linked to obesity as an adult.

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A study is shining new light on a sleep disorder called “sleep drunkenness.” The disorder may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people. Sleep drunkenness disorder involves confusion or inappropriate behaviour, such as answering the phone instead of turning off the alarm, during or following arousals from sleep, either during the first part of the night or in the morning. An episode, often triggered by a forced awakening, may even cause violent behaviour during sleep or amnesia of the episode.

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Ever wondered about the effects of binge sleeping? Are naps bad or how long should you nap for? For all these myths debunked follow the link

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The severity of obstructive sleep apnoea can contribute to high blood pressure in patients despite treatment with antihypertensive medications

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The Wall Street Journal reported recently on the topic of sleep deprivation as to which cities around the World are the most and least sleep deprived. Brisbane leads the way with the earliest bed time and earliest wake up time.

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According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20 percent higher among 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a night, compared with their peers who slumbered more than eight hours.

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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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