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[Equipment] Neat trick with cpap hose
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Sinkiller Offline

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Machine: Resmed S9 Auto
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Airfit P10
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 5.4 to 12
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Charleston, SC

Post: #1
Neat trick with cpap hose
I had a regular problem with my pillows mask being dislodged during sleep. I keel my Apap machine on a low shelf near my bed about two feet below mattress height. This caused the weight of the hose to pull against the mask and dislodge it whenever I moved. My solution was to loop an old tie over the bedpost and thread the hose up through the loop and down to the mattress. This directed the hose to my Mack from above and behind rather than below and beside. The results are no more drag on the mask and better rainout drainage back to the humidifier. I know they sell a device to accomplish the same thing but this was cheap and works well. Hope it can help those of u with similar issues.
05-20-2014 10:47 AM
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retired_guy Offline

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Machine: ResMed S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Airfit P10
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CPAP Pressure: 10.6/14, EPR 3
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Location: Beautiful, albeit very wet Oregon Coast

Post: #2
RE: Neat trick with cpap hose
Thanks for the tip!
05-20-2014 10:53 AM
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Bompa Offline

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Machine: DreamStation Pro
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Nuance Pro
Humidifier: DreamStation Heated Humidifer
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Location: Falkenburg,

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RE: Neat trick with cpap hose
Good idea killer!

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05-20-2014 10:57 AM
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retired_guy Offline

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Machine: ResMed S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Airfit P10
Humidifier: ResMed
CPAP Pressure: 10.6/14, EPR 3
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Is it bedtime yet?

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Location: Beautiful, albeit very wet Oregon Coast

Post: #4
RE: Neat trick with cpap hose
(05-20-2014 10:57 AM)Bompa Wrote:  Good idea killer!

CoffeeCleaver

That would be "Mr. Killer" to you...........
05-20-2014 11:21 AM
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trish6hundred Offline

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Joined: May 2012

Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet for Her
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Fisher & Paykel Simplus
Humidifier: H5i Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 10 - 7-20 Cm H2O
CPAP Software: Not using software

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Location: Missouri, USA

Post: #5
RE: Neat trick with cpap hose
Hi Sinkiller,
Great tip.
Anything you can do to help CPAP work mor efficiently, for you, is what counts.
Nothing wrong with a less expensive solution, for sure, thank you for passing it on.

trish6hundred
05-20-2014 01:20 PM
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DocWils Offline

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Machine: Philips Remstar series 60
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed P10
Humidifier: same as machine
CPAP Pressure: 5-15
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Location: Switzerland

Post: #6
RE: Neat trick with cpap hose
I use an old mic boom stand and mic boom. Same thing, really.
05-20-2014 05:39 PM
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