India 2017: ST.JOHN’S NATIONAL ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Delegate: ST.JOHN’S NATIONAL ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Affiliations: DEPARTMENT OF PULMONARY MEDICINE

Activity:
We conducted an awareness and screening camp for patients to our out-patient department. We screened almost 100 patients for Sleep Disorders with special emphasis on OSA..We also handed out Sleep Hygiene leaflets provided in the WSD Toolkit.

Location: Out-patient Department, St.John’s Medical College

Date: 17th March, 2017

Submitted by: Uma maheswari Krishnaswamy

Short Bio: The Department of Pulmonary Medicine has been running a Sleep Disorders service since 15 years and is actively involved in research pertaining to epidemiology of sleep disorders, diagnostic algorithms,prediction models and data mining from sleep studies in OSA and RLS-PLMD. We also have a fully functional 2 bedded sleep laboratories and perform 30-40 sleep studies per month.