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History of sleep medicine in Australasia

Australasian Sleep Association celebrated its silver anniversary in 2013. As part of the Annual Scientific Meeting, a special history plenary and display were organised.

The plenary session discussed the past, present and future of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Services in Australasia.

The following topics were covered:

Australian Sleep Folklore - pre CPAP frenzy - Matthew Naughton
The development and growth of the ASA - Doug McEvoy
The development and growth of ASTA - from ink to gigabytes - Teanau Roebuck
The growth of the sleep industry in Australasia - David Hillman
The development of paediatric sleep medicine in Australasia - Michael Adamson
Future Directions - where to next? - Shantha Rajaratnam

Watch the preview below. The complete plenary and items from the history display are available in the members area

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