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[CPAP] Oxygen sensing and recording
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Machine: S9 VPAP Adapt (USA Model# 36007, not better 36037 or 36067)
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F10 or SimPlus w/ 2Liners. MirageQuatro & Gecko gel pad
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 15 EPAP, PS 5-10
CPAP Software: ResScan

Other Comments: Marfan Syndrome, chronic bradycardia, occasional Cheyne-Stokes Respiration

Sex: Male
Location: California, USA

Post: #21
RE: Oxygen sensing and recording
(04-21-2016 12:44 AM)chill Wrote:  I used medical tape last night, the kind you would use to tape gauze on. I will also note that you can get this oximeter from eBay sellers in China quite cheaply. Mine arrived in a week.

Please note: Very important that we not make the PO clamp tighter on the finger - not even the least little bit.

One piece of tape can be placed along one side of the finger, only to stabilize the PO from falling off.

A second piece of tape can be placed along the other side of the finger, only to stabilize the PO from falling off.

Membership in the Advisory Member group should not be understood as in any way implying medical expertise or qualification for advising Sleep Apnea patients concerning their treatment. The Advisory Member group provides advice and suggestions to Apnea Board administrators and staff on matters concerning Apnea Board operation and administrative policies - not on matters concerning treatment for Sleep Apnea. I think it is now too late to change the name of the group but I think Voting Member group would perhaps have been a more descriptive name for the group.
04-23-2016 01:04 AM
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Machine: Resmed A10 autoset
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Resmed P10
Humidifier: Builtin
CPAP Pressure: 5-7
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Heated hose

Sex: Male
Location: Florida US

Post: #22
RE: Oxygen sensing and recording
I got my CMS50D from Amazon. It cost half of what a one-time DME-supplied SPO2 test did. And SleepyHead does better reports than what I saw the doctor received from the DME afterwards.
04-23-2016 09:59 AM
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