Questions about Obstructive Sleep Apnea?
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a serious sleep disorder that causes breathing to repeatedly stop and start during sleep. This happens when the throat muscles relax and block the airway during sleep, often causing loud snoring punctuated by periods of silence.
Do you have questions about the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea that could be answered by research? Tell us your thoughts and help us to make a difference.
Why We Need You
We are looking for the research priorities of clinicians who care for people living with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. We want to give you a louder voice in research.
We want ideas and thoughts from people with different experiences and backgrounds.
What will the Respiratory Research Centre do with the results?
This survey is the first step to collect your questions about Obstructive Sleep Apnea. These questions will then be prioritized by patients, families and clinicians to help organizations that fund research to know how important your priorities are. This will help to ensure that research will be relevant to people living with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the clinicians who care for them.
How will the Respiratory Research Centre store and use the information that I give them?
You don’t need to provide contact details, and if you do, we’ll keep them separate from your survey answers. You won’t be personally identifiable in any analysis of survey results. We will keep the information you give us secure. We are only collecting contact details if you would like to take part in the next phase of the process or if you’d like to hear about the survey results.
Has a survey like this been done for other medical conditions?
Yes, there have been surveys like this on other medical conditions across the world, but this is the first in Saskatchewan and the first on
Obstructive Sleep Apnea.