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by Carson-DeWitt R

Resource Guide for Sleep Apnea

RESOURCES

Address:
6856 Eastern Avenue, NW, Suite 203
Washington, DC 20012
Phone:
1-202-293-3650
Internet address:
http://www.sleepapnea.org
Description of services provided:
This website provides a variety of materials discussing sleep apnea, including a brochure and many other educational materials. You can participate in the "Sleep Apnea Support Forum" and post questions about the condition and treatments.

RESOURCES

Address:
NHLBI Health Information Center
Attn: Web Site
PO Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
Phone:
1-301-592-8573
Internet address:
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
Description of services provided:
NHLBI provides fact sheets on sleep apnea and other sleep disorders, as well as heart, lung, and blood disorders. Look here for information on current areas of research, clinical trials seeking subjects, meetings and conferences, and a link to the organization's sister website, the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR).

RESOURCES

Address:
1522 K ST, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
Phone:
1-202-347-3471
Internet address:
http://www.sleepfoundation.org
Description of services provided:
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) offers brochures, newsletters, and reports on sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. The website features a list of related links and an area called the NSF Community Sleep Awareness Partners (CSAP), where you can find sleep disorder specialists in your area.

RESOURCES

Address:
1650 Diagonal Road
Alexandria, VA 22314-3357
Phone:
1-703-836-4444
Internet address:
http://www.entnet.org
Description of services provided:
The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. On this website, you can find newsletters, reports about obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders, and a lengthy list of links to related websites.

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