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News in brief: Direct GP referrals to sleep studies ‘easier’ from next month; Change of guard for the Australian Asthma Handbook Guidelines Committee

Direct GP referrals to sleep studies ‘easier’ from next month From next month direct GP referrals for overnight diagnostic sleep study items 12203 and 12250 will require a ‘STOP-Bang’ screening score of 3 rather than 4.  The change comes after a paper found that in patients with an Epworth Sleepiness score of 8 or more, ...

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