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Sleep Medicine Section


About this section


To promote the understanding of sleep and its disorders thus promoting good health and best practice. The section through its meetings provides up to date information on sleep and sleep medicine to anyone who requires it.

Section members:

As sleep medicine is a multidisciplinary, cross-speciality area, its membership is broad and includes respiratory physicians, psychiatrists, neurologists, psychologists, physiologists, anaesthetists, GPs, etc. In fact, any academic or professional who has an interest in sleep.

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.

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Sleep and dreaming
Sleep and dreaming

Tuesday 23 October 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street

This one day conference will include speakers from neurology, psychiatry, experts in functional imaging but also artists who explore sleep and dreams within society.

The current understanding of REM sleep and REM sleep disorders, novel insights within functional brain imaging, the treatment of depression using dream inducing psychedelic drugs and the impact of sleep and dreams in art and literature will be covered.

Day | Registration: 09:00 | Organised by: Sleep Medicine Section |
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A social history of sleep – looking back to what was ‘normal sleep’

Free for RSM members/ £6 non-members

Professor Roger Ekirch looks back through our history to examine the evolving nature of sleep.

56 minutes | Organised by: Sleep Medicine Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Nasal CPAP: A journey of discovery for sleep apnoea

Free for RSM members/ £6 non-members

Professor Colin Sullivan presents the history of studying sleep apnoea.

44 minutes | Organised by: Sleep Medicine Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Section Bibliography

For a list of what we have available via the library for this section, visit our bibliography page and then select the appropriate section link.