Evaluating the effect of morphine on obstructive sleep apnea [ 2013 - 2015 ]

Also known as: The effect of morphine on obstructive sleep apnea

Research Grant

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Researchers: A/Pr David Wang (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Danny Eckert Prof Ronald Grunstein Prof Andrew Somogyi A/Pr Keith Wong

Brief description Prescription opiate poisoning deaths have increased substantially in recent years which may be worsened by population increases in obesity and related obstructive sleep apnea. However, no proper clinical trial has ever investigated the effect of an opiate on obstructive sleep apnea, which is the aim of the proposed trial. The study will be important in understanding ways to reduce opiate realted deaths and may also provide insights into new treatment methods for snoring and sleep apnea.

Funding Amount $AUD 534,303.16

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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