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First night on autopap (central apneas)
#21
Had a bad night last night.

Pressure 8.5
Leak 25L/min
AHI 6.7
Total AI 5.6
Central AI 5.3

Could the mask leak be causing centrals? Could they not really be centrals? What about anxiety/panic? Gerd? Mouth breathing?

I remember waking up many times last night with the mask leaking. I have a nasal pillow mask coming in the mail soon so I will try that but trying to figure this out. Your thoughts?

Also, I will increase my starting pressure. So it's at 5 now with 4 ramp. What should I go to? Thx.
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#22
That is a very high leak rate, and it's going to be very hard for the machine to distinguish apnea type with that interference. I'm looking forward to you having a different mask, and your minimum pressure of 5, with a ramp at 4 just seems unhelpful

Trying to interpret your treatment from your on-screen readout is far from ideal. Please try to obtain or borrow a PC or Mac and I think this will make things a lot easier.
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#23
(02-17-2017, 02:12 PM)Sleeprider Wrote: That is a very high leak rate, and it's going to be very hard for the machine to distinguish apnea type with that interference. I'm looking forward to you having a different mask, and your minimum pressure of 5, with a ramp at 4 just seems unhelpful

Trying to interpret your treatment from your on-screen readout is far from ideal. Please try to obtain or borrow a PC or Mac and I think this will make things a lot easier.
Yea, I feel terrible today. 

I'm going to find my mac and install sleepyhead and then upload the data this evening hopefully so you guys can give your take.
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#24
I got my computer but there's no SD card in the unit. Ahhhh. I assume I have to buy one then and then all the data from the past week, etc. will get transferred to it?
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#25
(02-17-2017, 02:12 PM)Sleeprider Wrote: That is a very high leak rate, and it's going to be very hard for the machine to distinguish apnea type with that interference. I'm looking forward to you having a different mask, and your minimum pressure of 5, with a ramp at 4 just seems unhelpful

Trying to interpret your treatment from your on-screen readout is far from ideal. Please try to obtain or borrow a PC or Mac and I think this will make things a lot easier.
Yea, I feel terrible today. 

I'm going to find my mac and install sleepyhead and then upload the data this evening hopefully so you guys can give your take.
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#26
(02-17-2017, 09:46 PM)JohnnyGobbs Wrote: I got my computer but there's no SD card in the unit. Ahhhh. I assume I have to buy one then and then all the data from the past week, etc. will get transferred to it?

I don't quite understand.  The SD card should be behind the door in the upper left front side of the CPAP.  Do you have a SD reader in the computer, or do you need to get a drive or was the card not in the CPAP?
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#27
(02-17-2017, 09:55 PM)Sleeprider Wrote:
(02-17-2017, 09:46 PM)JohnnyGobbs Wrote: I got my computer but there's no SD card in the unit. Ahhhh. I assume I have to buy one then and then all the data from the past week, etc. will get transferred to it?

I don't quite understand.  The SD card should be behind the door in the upper left front side of the CPAP.  Do you have a SD reader in the computer, or do you need to get a drive or was the card not in the CPAP?

There's no SD card when I open the door on the cpap. Were they supposed to supply it?
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#28
It comes with the machine. Some suppliers remove it from the package with the manuals.
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#29
The machine is rented and wasn't new in box. I just checked the bag it came in and all the pouches, etc. No SD unfortunately.
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#30
Well that explains it. I'm sure the supplier does not want to risk you might recover data from a prior patient. Any 2-16 GB SD card will work. Some people have event removed one from a camera.
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