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Dr. Peter Farrell, ResMed Founder and Chairman, identifies key research findings that are shaping the field of sleep medicine today.

Dr. Peter C. Farrell PhD, DSc, AM is a graduate of the University of Sydney, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Washington, Seattle, and the University of New South Wales.

All-cause mortality

Cancer

Cardiovascular disease

General

 Mortality

 Hypertension

 Drug-Resistant Hypertension

 Arteries

Arrhythmia

 Stroke

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Diabetes

Diagnosis

Screening by questionnaire

Home diagnosis

Historical landmarks

  • Foundation of a sleep disorders clinic at Stanford University with recognition of sleep apnea syndromes as a medical disorder

Metabolic syndrome

Nocturia

Perioperative management

Women and OSA

Miscellaneous

  • In elderly patients with severe sleep apnoea, CPAP treatment achieves an improvement in all domains of quality of life High prevalence of OSA in patients with chronic wounds not detected by standard screening questionnaires

More research

Read about research in relation to sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory care.

Read about obesity research in relation to sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory care.