COVID-19 resources for respiratory and sleep clinicians

Page last updated 9 July 2020


President’s message on COVID-19 situation in Victoria
Australasian Sleep Association - 9 July 2020

Updated recommendations for polysomnography during CoVID-19 pandemic: recommencement of positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy studies
Australasian Sleep Association -
 29 May 2020

Joint statement from the Research and Clinical Committees of the ASA: Recommendations for research polysomnography during CoVID-19 pandemic  
Australasian Sleep Association - 16 June 2020

Consensus statement on the safe use of respiratory therapy and NIV to minimise aerosolisation of CoVID-19
Australasian Sleep Association - 05 May 2020

 Australian guidelines for the clinical care of people with COVID-19 
National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce

COVID-19 Guidelines
The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS)

Management and tracheal intubation specific to the COVID-19 adult patient group
Safe Airway Society

Resources to assist respiratory and sleep physicians during COVID -19 pandemic

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

 Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (nCoV) is suspected 
World Health Organization

ATS & ERS joint Webinar: Global Perspectives on COVID-19
American Thoracic Society (ATS) and European Respiratory Society (ERS)

Infection control

Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment in hospitals during the COVID-19 outbreak
Australian Department of Health

Statement on the use of PPE in hospital with patients with COVID-19
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee

Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1

N Engl J Med 2020; 382:1564-1567 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc2004973 - 16 April 2020

Respiratory Research Review, issue 81
Research Review

Self-care for health workers

Minding health care workers: psychological responses of health care workers during the COVID pandemic
Margie Stutchbery - April 2020

Information for patients and the community

Getting good sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic
Sleep Health Foundation

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and using CPAP Treatment for Sleep Apnea
Sleep Health Foundation


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