Obstructive sleep apnea and driving – Ausroads fitness to drive guidelines and the role of GPs

Expert/s: Dr Anup Desai

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In this episode:

  • If a person presents with high level of sleepiness or setting them for sleep apnea, driving needs to be considered
  • Give advice about drowsiness, how to avoid it, and referral to a sleep physician
  • If on treatment, patient can drive safely and have no restrictions
  • Keep in mind high risk features and ways of management, advice, restrictions, treatment, alertness testing and keep discussions going

Guest: Dr Anup Desai, Sleep Physician

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

Total time: 33 mins

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Last Updated: 16 Oct, 2023

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