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Let’s Talk About: Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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What you need to know about the health and safety effects of untreated obstructive sleep apnea

 

When

November 16, 2011
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Where

New Lecture Theatre , Level 1, Providence Bldg, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver B.C. 

Registration

For more information and to register email your name and contact information to ownyourhealth@providencehealth.bc.ca or call 604-806-8495. Registration is free.


Speakers

Dr. Najib Ayas, FRCPC
Head, Division of Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of British Columbia and
Providence Health Care
Staff, Sleep Disorders Program, UBC Hospital

About

This forum is intended for anyone who has been affected by obstructive sleep apnea, those who are at risk, and those who just want to know more about this medical condition. The presentation will focus on the health and safety effects of untreated obstructive sleep apnea, how to reduce the risks and how to help patients feel better and live more functional and healthier lives. The presentations will also highlight the latest in treatment and research. 

Click here more information on the Own Your Health Public Forums, which are presented by Providence Health Care’s Department of Medicine and the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.