Diagnosis and treatment

ResMed is in the business of breathing.

We’re here to partner with you so you can continue to give your patients the best possible care. Learn more about ResMed’s treatment options for respiratory insufficiency associated with other conditions.

ResMed gives you the tools to screen your patients for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), request a sleep study, and get them diagnosed.

All about sleep studies

If you suspect your patient might have SDB, you can recommend they get a sleep study, either at home or in a sleep clinic.

Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is a term that describes a group of disorders that affect a patient’s respiration or quality of respiration.

Screening and diagnosis for sleep-disordered breathing

ResMed gives you the tools to screen your patients for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), request a sleep study, and get them diagnosed.

Sleep apnoea treatment options

Learn more about CPAP therapy – the sleep apnoea treatment regarded as the gold standard – as well as alternative treatment options.

Equipment replacement

Learn how to educate your patients on the importance of timely equipment replacement and how critical it is to the success of their sleep apnoea therapy.

If you’re having trouble breathing while you’re asleep or awake, you might have a more serious breathing condition that affects your lungs. Learn more about the mechanics of breathing, as well as some of the conditions that might be making it difficult for you to breathe on your own.

COPD

Learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): how to recognize the symptoms in your patients; ResMed’s treatment solution; and documented patient outcomes.

Neuromuscular disease (NMD)

Learn more about Neuromuscular disease (NMD): what it actually is, the benefits of treatment, and ResMed’s treatment solution.

OHS

Learn more about Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome: how to recognise the symptoms in your patients; ResMed's treatment solution; and documented patient outcomes.

Ventilation for paediatric patients

Learn more about ResMed's ventilation solutions for paediatric patients: the special considerations, the ideal treatment solution and documented patient outcomes.

Chest wall disorders

Learn more chest wall disorders: how to recognise them in your patients; ResMed's treatment solution; and documented patient outcomes.

It’s reassuring to know that if you’ve been diagnosed with a sleep or breathing condition, you’re certainly not alone. You’ll be encouraged to hear what these patients had to say about their treatment journeys—from diagnosis to treatment and beyond.

Barry's story

Barry's story

It was Barry’s wife Margaret who spurred him into action to seek treatment from his doctor for what turned out to be sleep apnoea.

Brian's story

Brian initially underwent exceptionally painful throat surgery to combat his sleep apnoea — but it was not successful. He is now on positive airway pressure therapy, and uses an S9 device. Brian is a very energetic and dynamic personality with plenty of get up and go. As a successful businessman, he travels overseas regularly for work and leads a full and active life.

Diana’s story

Diana’s story

Diana didn’t fit the usual stereotype of a person with sleep apnoea.

Kevin’s story

After a serious car accident with his wife Sue in the vehicle, Kevin couldn't ignore his snoring and daytime sleepiness any longer.

Kevin’s story

Kevin’s story

After a serious car accident with his wife Sue in the vehicle, Kevin couldn't ignore his snoring and daytime sleepiness any longer.

Matt’s story

Matt’s story

Matt had felt tired for over a decade. His partner slept deeply and didn’t notice that he stopped breathing on average 34 times an hour.