On the occasion of World Sleep Day, Dr.Manvir Bhatia with Neurology &
Sleep Centre,did two things first she did a chat show on radio 92.7 Big
FM to discuss about sleep on the occasion of World Sleep Day.The no of
hours of sleep required and influence of gadgets on sleep etc .
Secondly She Organised an event at Hyatt Regency New Delhi on 16th
March 2019. The main purpose of this event was to create awareness
about sleep related issues and help people understand the benefits of
PAP Devices.This event provided the existing PAP users a platform to
get their devices checked and avail facilities such as data
downloading, introduces new masks, tubes etc. Discounts were given on
devices (PAP), accessories and overnight sleep studies.
The event offered free consultation for sleep disorders, counselling
about sleep studies, benefits of using PAP and trouble shooting with
PAP issues. In addition a senior yoga teacher taught patients the
breathing exercises such as pranayam, ujjai pranayam to improve
Fifty Two adults attended the event which include new patients,
patients using CPAP and those diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Disorder
but not using PAP.
We also had a session where the people shared their experiences about
impact of CPAP on their life, and treatment advised by Dr.Manvir Bhatia
The event was highly appreciated as received positive feedbacks from
people and got the suggestions to organise such events every quarter.
Overall the event got positive response and also appreciate the support
provided by PHILIPS.
Summary of the event: Sleep Update 2018 was conducted on 22nd April 2018 by
Dr.Manvir Bhatia and Dr.Preeti Devnani at IIT New Delhi with a theme
“Current Guideline & Quality of care in Sleep Medicine”.
There were 70 delegates who attended this conference. The Conference was
divided into 4 Symposia.
Symposia-1 Highlighted the treatment, investigate modalities used for OSA.
The talks were delivered by experts in ENT, Radiology and Neurology.
Dr.Manvir Bhatia discussed the role of “Quality Care in management of OSA”.
Symposia-2 Highlighted on Imsomnias to Hypersomnias and included topics on
RLS and Sleep Medicine.
Symposia-3 focused on Sleep Medicine Practice. Dr Manvir Bhatia discussed
on managing roles in Sleep Lab.
Symposia-4 focused on Confusing Conundrums in clinic which had interesting
cases and covered topic like use of device to measure breathing etc.
This event was endorsed by ISDA and ISSR and Sponsored by PHILIPS,
SUNPHARMA, INTAS, ABBOTT, RESMED.
The feedback from delegate was highly encouraging and requests were written
to organize for more such events like this frequently.
Sleep Teaching course including #lectures & #InteractiveSession
where delegates worked in groups on cases etc. Devices for recording
#Sleep & #PAPTherapy were demonstrated to the delegates.
Pre&Post Questionnaire filled by the delegates showed a marked
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