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COVID-19 resources for respiratory and sleep clinicians

Page last updated 06 April 2020

We are aware that it is a challenging time for all ASA members. The ASA has prepared a consensus statement on managing infection risk in relation to respiratory therapy. Other useful guidelines are listed on this page below.

Consensus statement on the safe use of respiratory therapy and sleep studies to minimise aerosolisation of CoVID-19
Australasian Sleep Association - VERSION 4 - 06 April 2020

Resources to assist respiratory and sleep physicians during COVID -19 pandemic 
American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

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

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

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


COVID-19 information for patients and the community

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


Upcoming Event Sleep in Aotearoa postponed 7 May - 8 May 2020 VIEW EVENT