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Issue 27: March 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
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Sunshine Coast Sleep Disorders Centre
Nambour Selangor Private
(07) 5459 7444
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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

Smoking ban cuts premature births

Research has once again shown a link between the smoking ban and a drop in premature births read more

Women with Sleep Apnoea at more risk of heart problems

A 31 percent incidence of abnormal echocardiograms among symptomatic women with obstructive sleep apnoea is seen. read more

Fast track to Asthma?

Research suggests that 3 or more servings of fast food per week are associated with a 39% elevated risk of severe asthma read more

Alcohol-fueled sleep less satisfying

Having alcohol before bedtime reduces sleep quality read more



Previous Articles

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Dear Doctors,

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

    • Non-CPAP, non-surgical therapies for OSA
      The latest evidence for all medical (non-CPAP, non-surgical) options for treating obstructive sleep apnoea
    • Influenza Season 2013
      The 'Flu' season is almost upon us once again
    • 'ISR' treatment for chronic insomnia
      Treatment of chronic insomnia with intensive sleep restriction
    • The US Approves New Treatment for Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
      The US Food & Drug Administration have approved the first new medication for the treatment of TB in 40 years

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

Non-CPAP, non-surgical therapies for OSA
The latest evidence for all medical (non-CPAP, non-surgical) options for treating obstructive sleep apnoea
read more
'ISR' treatment for chronic insomnia
Treatment of chronic insomnia with intensive sleep restriction
read more


Thoracic Medicine News

Influenza Season 2013
The 'Flu' season is almost upon us once again and here are the latest guidelines for vaccinations
read more
The US Approves New Treatment for Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
The US Food & Drug Administration have approved the first new medication for the treatment of TB in 40 years
read more


Thoracic & Sleep Group News

Good luck Tam!
Our general manager Tamarin Wells is taking a well earned break to have her 1st baby and Margaret Martell will be filling her shoes until her return. Margaret used to manage the centre before Tam and we are very happy that she is able to come back to the role for the interim period.

Welcome Jasmine and Hector! We have not 1 but 2 new staff starting with us this month!

To help with our ever-expanding sleep service we have Jasmine Ross coming in to take care of bookings and appointments.

Hector Garcia takes on the role of
medical administration officer having worked as a paralegal at Ernst & Young and Law in Order.



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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