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[CPAP] Need help setting up ResMed S9 VPAP Adapt
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Peter_C Offline

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Machine: System One DS960HS
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Mirage Quattro "MED"
Humidifier: Attached
CPAP Pressure: Auto mode-script is:15/3/3
CPAP Software: EncoreBasic Other Software

Other Comments: Severe obstructive sleep apnea 1999/Just got an ASV machine

Sex: Male
Location: Akron, Ohio USA

Post: #11
RE: Need help setting up ResMed S9 VPAP Adapt
Good news~! I seem to be the reverse, as when I am extremely tired, my events tend to go up.

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10-09-2013 12:50 PM
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RonWessels Offline

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Posts: 465
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Machine: REMstar Auto AFlex DS560TS
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: ComfortGel Blue
Humidifier: REMstar Heated Tube DS6T
CPAP Pressure: 11 - 20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: CMS50F Pulse Oximeter

Sex: Male
Location: Ontario, Canada

Post: #12
RE: Need help setting up ResMed S9 VPAP Adapt
(10-09-2013 08:17 AM)terp1984 Wrote:  I sure would like to know the difference between an “Obstructive Apnea” event and an “Apnea” event as reported by SleepyHead

An obstructive apnea event is a breathing reduction event where the machine is able to determine that your airway is blocked. A clear airway (or sometimes central) apnea event is a breathing reduction event where the machine is able to determine that your airway appears to be open. When SleepyHead reports an "Apnea" event, it means that there was sufficient leakage that the machine was unable to determine whether it was an obstructive apnea event or a clear airway apnea event.
10-09-2013 04:49 PM
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terp1984 Offline

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Machine: ResMed S9 VPAP Adapt
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Quattro FX
Humidifier: ResMed S9 H5i
CPAP Pressure: EPAP 5 to 15, IPAP 10 to 35
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: South Carolina

Post: #13
RE: Need help setting up ResMed S9 VPAP Adapt
Thanks RonWessels, that helps a lot.
10-09-2013 05:56 PM
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terp1984 Offline

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Joined: Apr 2012

Machine: ResMed S9 VPAP Adapt
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Quattro FX
Humidifier: ResMed S9 H5i
CPAP Pressure: EPAP 5 to 15, IPAP 10 to 35
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: South Carolina

Post: #14
RE: Need help setting up ResMed S9 VPAP Adapt
I've been tweaking the settings several times. I changed from ASV mode to ASVAuto to reduce the airflow oscillations and that helped. I plan to change back to ASVAuto mode soon. Since the original issue of this thread has been resolved and I have some more issues, I plan to open a new thread and no longer update this one.
10-18-2013 06:25 AM
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