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Issue 25: May 2013
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Information for Doctors

Sleep Services
The Wesley Hospital Sleep Disorder Centre
The Wesley Hospital
1800 119 446

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John Flynn Sleep Centre
John Flynn Private Hospital
1800 215 914
Download Referral Form

Sunshine Coast Sleep Disorders Centre
Nambour Selangor Private
(07) 5459 7444
Download Referral Form

Thoracic Services
The Wesley Lung Function Laboratory
(07) 3870 0858
lung@tsgq.com.au
Download Referral Form

The Wesley Pulmonary Hypertension Unit
(07) 3876 9033
reception@jfeenstra.com.au
Download Referral Form

The Wesley Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit 'Breathwise'
(07) 3232 7048
twh.physio@uchealth.com.au
Download Referral Form

CPAP Equipment Sales & Rental Enquiries
(07) 3870 1120
cpap@tsgq.com.au

Specialist Physicians


Dr Andrew Scott
Ph: (07) 3876 8405
Fax: (07) 3870 3212
scott.reception@wesley.com.au



Dr John Feenstra
Ph: (07) 3876 9033
Fax: (07) 3871 3222
reception@jfeenstra.com.au

Find out more about other members of the TSGQ team.

In Other News

Thatcher - can we survive on 4 hours sleep?

Margaret Thatcher reportedly ran the country while only sleeping for 4 hours per night - is this possible? read more

Bird Flu 2013 - the latest

As of 7 April 2013, 21 cases of H7N9 avian influenza have been reported in China, including 6 deaths read more

The biggest loser - sleep?

A viscious cycle exists between diet, exercise and sleep read more

Can your job give you Asthma?

Research has shown that certain jobs can increase the risk of Asthma read more



Previous Articles

Dear Doctors,

Welcome to the latest edition of the TSGQ E-Newsletter! This month, you will find information on:

    • Vitamin D & Sleep Disturbance
      A lack of Vitamin D may have a drastic effect on sleep quality.
    • Less pollution related deaths from Nuclear fuel
      A study suggests that millions of lives have been saved by the switch from fossil-fuel such as coal to Nuclear power.
    • Hypocretin - the secret to happiness?
      The protein deficient in narcolepsy has been shown to be key in maintaining happiness.
    • Cardio-pulmonary Exercise Testing explained
      Everything you need to know about CPETs.

We hope you enjoy this edition and welcome your feedback. You can email the editor with any feedback or suggestions for both articles and news at editor@tsgq.com.au. - The Editor

Sleep Medicine News

Vitamin D & Sleep Disturbance
A lack of Vitamin D may have a drastic effect on sleep quality
read more

Hypocretin - the secret to happiness?
The protein deficient in narcolepsy has been shown to be key in maintaining happiness
read more


Thoracic Medicine News

Less pollution-related deaths from Nuclear fuel
A study suggests that millions of lives have been saved by the switch from fossil-fuel such as coal to Nuclear power.
read more

Cardio-pulmonary Exercise Testing explained
Everything you need to know about CPETs.
read more


Thoracic & Sleep Group News

EXAM TIME!

We are in the grip of exam fever amongst our scientific staff!

2 of our sleep staff Jayden and Travis have recently sat the GAMSAT and are nervously awaiting their marks.

As we go to press the Certified Respiratory Function Scientist exam is being taken by both Katie and Bruce so fingers crossed everyone!


Home Based Sleep Studies

The Wesley Hospital Sleep Disorders Centre offers uninsured patients a Home Based Sleep Study that is bulk billed!
Please contact our office to have a referral pad sent out or download a referral here.

Phone:   (07) 3870 1120
Fax:       (07) 3870 0233
Email:     admin@tsgq.com.au

The Wesley Lung Function Laboratory


SAME DAY APPOINTMENT,
SAME DAY REPORTING

Please contact our office to have a referral pad sent out or download a referral here.

GUARANTEED SAME DAY REPORTING!

Phone:   (07) 3870 0858
Fax:       (07) 3870 2608
Email:    lung@tsgq.com.au

Bulk Billed Lung Function Tests:

  • Spirometry
  • Complicated lung function test (CO transfer and lung volumes)
  • Bronchial provocation testing (Mannitol)
  • 6 minute walk testing
  • Allergen skin testing
  • High altitude simulation testing
  • Fraction Expired NO (FeNO)


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