If you’re having trouble breathing while you’re asleep or awake, you might have a more serious breathing condition that affects your lungs. Learn more about the mechanics of breathing, as well as some of the conditions that might be making it difficult for you to breathe on your own.
Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) provides ventilatory support to patients who suffer from respiratory insufficiency. .
Learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): how to recognize the symptoms in your patients; ResMed’s treatment solution; and documented patient outcomes.
Learn more about Neuromuscular disease (NMD): what it actually is, the benefits of treatment, and ResMed’s treatment solution.
Learn more about Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome: how to recognise the symptoms in your patients; ResMed's treatment solution; and documented patient outcomes.
Learn more about ResMed's ventilation solutions for paediatric patients: the special considerations, the ideal treatment solution and documented patient outcomes.
Learn more chest wall disorders: how to recognise them in your patients; ResMed's treatment solution; and documented patient outcomes.
ResMed gives you easy access to the tools you need, to screen your patients for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), request a sleep study, and get them diagnosed. Learn more about the different types of sleep apnea; suggested links to other significant health conditions (like type 2 diabetes); and ResMed’s range of treatment options.
The first sign of a sleep disorder is snoring, even though many patients won’t identify that as a sign of something more serious. There are other common symptoms too.
Adherence to therapy can be the biggest challenge for patients with sleep apnea. Comfortable equipment, proper replacement, follow-up and education are critical to helping patients adapt to and stay on therapy.
Learn more about CPAP therapy – the sleep apnoea treatment regarded as the gold standard – as well as alternative treatment options.
There are three main types of sleep-disordered breathing which are manifested in sleep apnea. Discovering the specific differences between them can help you recognise how best to treat your patients.
Sleep apnea has been linked to a number of other significant health conditions. Find out how treating your patients’ sleep apnea can improve their overall health.
If you suspect a patient may have sleep disordered breathing (SDB), this three step screening process for SDB can get your patient on the path to getting diagnosed.
It’s reassuring to know that if you’ve been diagnosed with a sleep or breathing condition, you’re certainly not alone. You’ll be encouraged to hear what these patients had to say about their treatment journeys—from diagnosis to treatment and beyond.
It was Barry’s wife Margaret who spurred him into action to seek treatment from his doctor for what turned out to be sleep apnea.
Brian initially underwent exceptionally painful throat surgery to combat his sleep apnea — but it was not successful. He is now on positive airway pressure therapy, and uses an S9 device. Brian is a very energetic and dynamic personality with plenty of get up and go. As a successful businessman, he travels overseas regularly for work and leads a full and active life.
Diana didn’t fit the usual stereotype of a person with sleep apnea.
After a serious car accident with his wife Sue in the vehicle, Kevin couldn't ignore his snoring and daytime sleepiness any longer.
Matt had felt tired for over a decade. His partner slept deeply and didn’t notice that he stopped breathing on average 34 times an hour.