Would it be possible to set up a Glossary or Dictionary of all the terms and phrases used in the various on-screen and stored reports (SD cards) of CPAP machines? I'm thinking actually of a new header for this glossary going alongside the rules, suppliers, Wiki, etc. at the top of the site's screens.
Respironics' 560P manual is woefully short on explanations and the report mailed to me from my equipment provider did not include definitions of the terms either (EncoreAnywhere -version: 184.108.40.206).
During my research on this site and others to locate definitions for the terms I saw on my reports, I noticed a lot of inquiries about specific terms (abbreviated examples- RERA, AHI, FL, VS, etc.) in individual threads. If there could be some compilation of all the terms, as well as maybe some suggested ranges of whether data reported for a particular term generally would be bad or good (like AHI 5<10 = Borderline Apnea, or AHI 30+ = Severe Apnea; two examples that I saw somewhere), I believe everyone would benefit.
This glossary may require cross-referencing if different machines report the same things under different terms.
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You might check the Wiki here on the board for terms.
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