Healthcare Professional posts
Healthcare Professional posts about sleep, snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea/apnea (OSA) ranging from assessment, signposting, screening, testing, diagnosis and treatment information to regulatory, personal data, privacy and the role of anonymous sleep apnoea testing.
How and when to prescribe oral appliances for snoring (2019). Ultimate, step-by-step, how to guide. Including assessment, screening, diagnosis, treatment, bite registration, lab requirements and follow-up.
How to stop snoring: The definitive, step-by-step guide: signposting, assessment, screening, sleep testing, diagnosis, treatments, follow-up (2019)
Dental appliances for sleep apnoea are an appealing option. But how do you know if they will work without buying one? This post explores how predictor or titration dental appliances for sleep apnoea came to be and the vital role they may play building trust between medical and dental sleep professionals.
The DVLA and General Medical Council (GMC) in March 2016, reinforced the fact that it is the individual’s responsibility to cease driving and inform the DVLA, should anything impact upon ability to drive safely. They went on to impose a significant and impossible burden on the GP.
I propose we need medical guidelines to protect the medical profession, the dental profession and most of all the PATIENT.