Sleep Apnoea

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Do you suffer from excessive daytime sleepiness, snoring or an un-refreshing sleep - take the test today!

Our Home sleep test provides a professional and comprehensive Diagnostic Home-based Sleep Service throughout Australia. ​ Our Home Sleep Testing is a proven diagnostic tool used by hospitals, sleep clinics and sleep physicians. It is utilized by healthcare professionals as a diagnostic tool to allow more patients to undergo the study in the comfort and convenience of their own home.

If you score a moderate to high score then you will be eligible to get a $44.95 test with the aid of a Referral from your doctor - follow the steps below to find out how

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Attend the pharmacy on your booked time slot, get set up and conduct the test

Your booking for the test will ensure that you have the machine setup and installed on your body and ready to record your nights sleep. Booking are all at 7pm to ensure that the home sleep test machine is setup correctly. The pharmacist will give you a rundown of the machine and how to remove it in the morning.

Questionnaire's

complete the results to the best of your knowledge and press ok ** Iphone users will need to turn their phones horizontally to properly view the form**

PHARMACY OSA SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE

Please answer the following questions below to determine if you might bw at risk.

THE EPWORTH SLEEPINESS SCALE(ESS)

How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations?
Note:This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if you haven't done some of the things recently try to work out how they would have affected you.
Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number of each situation:
0=would never doze                    1= slight chance of dozing
2= moderate chance of dozing      3= high chance of dozing

Sitting and reading
Watching TV
Sitting inactive in a public place(e.g theatre or a meeting)
As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break
Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit
Sitting and talking to someone
Sitting Quietly after a lunch without alcohol
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic
If you scored = 1-7 low risk | 8 Moderate risk | 9+ high risk

STOP BANG

Yes | No

Do you snore? Yes(1pt)No(0pt)
Do you often feel Tired,Fatigue,or Sleepy during the daytime? Yes(1pt)No(0pt)
Has anyone Observed you Stop Breathing during yourr sleep? Yes(1pt)No(0pt)
Do you have or are being treated for High Blood Pressure? Yes(1pt)No(0pt)
Body Mass Index more than 35?(see attached graph) Yes(1pt)No(0pt)
Age older than 50? Yes(1pt)No(0pt)
Neck size large (greater than 40cm)?(ruler tape available) Yes(1pt)No(0pt)
Gender = Male? Yes(1pt)No(0pt)t

If you scored = 0-3 low risk | 4 Moderate risk | 5-8 high risk

OSA50

Yes | No

Waist circumference* -Male> 102cm or Females >88cm Yes(3pt)No(0pt)
Has your snoring ever bothered other people? Yes(3pt)No(0pt)
Has anyone noticed that you stop breathing during your sleep? Yes(2pt)No(0pt)
Are you aged 50 years or over? Yes(2pt)No(0pt)

If you scored = 0-4 low risk | 5 Moderate risk | 6-10 high risk

Clinical Recommendations(to be completed by the pharmacist)

Based on the results of your Pharmacy Sleep Apnoea Screening Questionnaire:

  • If you scored a high or moderate risk in the ESS and STOPBANG Questionnaire , you are at risk of Sleep Apnoea.A GP referral for a HST is strongly recommended.
  • If you scored a high or moderate risk in the ESS and OSA50 Questionnaire , you are at risk of Sleep Apnoea.A GP referral for a HST is strongly recommended.
  • If you scored a low risk in your ESS but you suffer from symptoms of Sleep Apoea, please visit your GP and request further assessment.