We are fortunate to live in a time when healthcare is of a high quality and where new treatments and techniques are continually developed. What many people do not realise is how important volunteer participants are in the quest to continually improve healthcare.
Whether the research is trialling a new medication, better understanding how sleep affects us all, developing a new assessment tool or improving the quality of life of those affected by serious disease, people from all walks of life have volunteered to assist.
Each year in Australia 260 people sustain a SCI, with over half losing full function in their arms and legs (quadriplegia). In addition to the primary disability, there is a very high rate of Obstructive...
A roadside test is being developed by Victorian researchers to identify tired drivers and keep them off the road.
This project is developing a proof-of-concept online virtual reality platform designed to deliver telehealth group singing interventions for people with quadriplegia to improve respiratory function, voice, mood, and social connectedness.
Dear IBAS folk We spend a great deal of our time working in clinical trials; devising, writing, running and publishing. A lot of what we do is very specific to each study
"On a rainy Sunday morning a number of researchers, clinicians and staff from the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine and the Institute for Breathing and Sleep