Appologies if this has been covered, but can't find with a search...
I'm in the process of buying an Airsense10 Elite
in Canada, (which has been nothing short of insanely frustrating, as well as eye opening to how mismanaged our tax dollars and the health industry are)
I currently have an S9 AutoSet, and a copy of ResScan to check out the data. I am very independent, and plenty technical to understand cpap/apap settings, options, and the data.
I've been told by the local vendor that when buying the Airsense 10 Elite
model I need to buy an "upgrade kit" for it to provide (her with) "usage compliance plus, AHI and leakage", and that without the upgrade, it "only records records usage compliance". The kit includes "1 Memory Data Card", and some other accessories...
Those were the answers given AFTER questioning why the manual, and all online documentation state the AS10 include an "SD Card (already inserted)".
I didn't go this far with her, but the Clinical Guide also states on pg. 28 that;
"Every AirSense 10 device comes with an SD card already inserted and ready to be used. Once the data is loaded into ResScan or AirView via the SD Card Reader, you can review and analyze data, as well as update therapy settings and transfer them to the patient’s device via the SD card.
...as well as "The AirSense 10 device stores patient compliance data such as AHI, Total Hours Used and Leak. Detailed Data such as snore and pulse rate, as well as high resolution flow and pressure data, are stored on the SD card."
I have a meeting in a few days and am looking to equip myself with more knowledge on the subject quickly. From the several weeks and many threads I've been through already on this board, I turned to it as likely the best resource to help me get some clarification on the subject.
There are other parts to my story that I'd rather not go into, but I will also be using an AS10 AutoSet
unit, and don't plan to let any of them transmit cellularly. I'd like to have full access to my data on the AS10 Elite
, and at this point would rather work with my own (auto) machines, and data reporting to determine setting changes, over meeting with local "specialists".
Any input on the Elite/upgrade/data capabilities issue would be greatly appreciated!