Thoracic and Sleep Group Queensland People caring for how you breathe and sleep

November 4, 2015

Thoracic Services

Filed under: — Mark Russell-Pavier @ 4:20 am

OUTPATIENT CLINICS

Reception

Dr Andrew Scott holds daily specialist clinics, for patients with GP and specialist referrals, in thoracic and sleep medicine.

These clinics are held:

 

Toowoomba (Monday)

The Wesley Hospital (Tuesday – Friday)

 

Dr Scott, and the team from the Thoracic and Sleep Group team bring together medical and scientific professionals in providing accurate and rapid respiratory and sleep diagnostic services, specialist consulting services and ongoing management long term.

 

Our services are committed to improving patient health outcomes, maintaining high success rates with respiratory and sleep therapy, and ensuring rapid access to other specialist services.

 

Urgent appointments can usually be arranged within 2 weeks.

DO I HAVE A BREATHING DISORDER?

Photo for Pillow 8Complete our Self Assessments  to determine if you may have a breathing disorder.

 

  • THE LUNG HEALTH CHECKLIST

 

  • BREATHLESSNESS ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE

BREATHING DISORDERS

white_dandelion_field-wallpaper-1920x1200Thoracis & Sleep Group Queensland treats a wide range of Breathing Disorders including;

 

  • Bronchiectasis
  • Lung Cancer
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Sarcoidosis & Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Atypical Mycobacterium

BREATHING INFORMATION

slide1Useful information for Referring Doctors & Patients:

  • Asthma & Athletes
  • Asbestos & the Lungs
  • Home Oxygen Therapy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Asthma & Diving

BREATHWISE PULMONARY REHABILITATION

logo_breathwiseBreathwise, a pulmonary rehabilitation programme based at The Wesley Hospital.

 

We focus on a multi-disciplinary outpatient programme for patients with chronic lung disease, particularly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

THORACIC RADIOLOGY

Screen Shot 2015-11-06 at 2.00.55 PMThe thoracic imaging section includes a group of dedicated thoracic radiologists who specialize in all aspects of lung disorders, including: interstitial lung disease, pulmonary infections, primary and secondary thoracic malignancies, mediastinal masses, pleural disease, occupational disorders, emphysema, as well as diseases affecting the large and small airways (such as asthma, bronchiectasis, tracheomalacia).

 

Lung health for a better quality of life.

There are particular things to note when considering whether you’re at risk of jeopardising your lung health.

 

Don’t smoke – it’s the worst thing you can do for your lungs

 

Avoid lung irritants, like certain chemicals, dust & fumes

 

 

Genetics – certain conditions make you more pre-disposed to respiratory problems

 

Gender – Women are sometimes more at risk dues to their smaller & more sensitive lungs & airways

How do your lungs work?

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