Delegate: Eulália Semedo, MD and the Sleep Center of the Hospital da Luz-Clinica Amadora
Affiliations: WASM, ESRS, ERS
The opening session for a series of round tables with health professionals, under the name: “AROUND SLEEP”. This initiative, developed in the Sleep Centre of the Hospital da Luz-Clinica da Amadora, pretends to bring together several medical specialties and the sleep specialists, in order to raise the awareness about sleep problems among health professionals, and together discuss the impact and management of sleep disorders in different medical contexts.
The first session took place in the Hospital da Luz-Clinica da Amadora’s auditorium, on the 17th of March, 2016, in order to celebrate the 2016 World Sleep Day; it did include an Evening Symposium followed by dinner.
The Symposium was chaired by Dra Eulália Semedo; it included the following three talks:
1.The Family Doctor and the Sleep Disordered patient, by Dr Patricia Maia, General Practitioner / Family Doctor
2.OSA and Arterial Hypertension, by Dr Sara Ferreira, Cardiologist
3.Sleep Disorders diagnosis and management in Respiratory patients, by Dr Laura Santos, Pulmonologist
All three talks were extensively discussed with the audience.
Location: Hospital da Luz-Clinica da Amadora
Date: March 17th
We also translated World Sleep Day’s materials into the European Portuguese language, including:
- 2016 Press Release (Portuguese)
- 2016 Media Kit (Portuguese)
- WSD 2016 Introduction and Slogan (Portuguese)
- WSD 2016 Press Release (Portuguese)
- 10 Commandments for Adults (Portuguese)
- 10 Commandments for Children (Portuguese)
- Environmental Sleep Factors (Portuguese)
- RLS (Portuguese)
- Simply Healthy Schools (Portuguese)
- Sleep Apnea (Portuguese)
- Healthy Heroes (Portuguese)
- Classroom Assignments (Portuguese)
Submitted by: Eulalia Semedo, MD, MSc
Eulália Semedo, MD, MSc
Sleep Disorders Specialist (ISMCB-WASM), European Somnologist (ESRS)
Behavioural Sleep Medicine MSc
Developed and directs two Sleep Centers in: Hospital de Santiago,Luz Saude Setubal, since 2010 and Hospital da Luz-Clinica da Amadora, Luz Saude, Amadora, since 2014.