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Flow limit question
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Flow limit question
I keep reading a lot about Flow Limit and taking steps to keep it low.

Is there such a thing as a good score? Should you try to keep it under a certain amount? There are four readings in Oscar, which are the most important?

I've put my EPR to 3 to try to lower FL. Sample says follow:

Min    Med    95 percent    MAX

0        0          0               .03
0        0          0               .07
0        0          .01             0.10


My guess is that the above are okay numbers, but I am not sure.
Thanks in advance for any clarification
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RE: Flow limit question
In general, Any flow limitation showing up in the median statistic is a significant problem. I look for 95% flow limitation above 0.2 as needing more pressure or pressure support, therapy, below 0.15 as marginal, 0.1 as good, with levels below 0.05 as excellent and rarely associated with other therapy problems. The maximum statistics are not as significant.

You appear to be doing excellent and flow limitation at your current settings is not a problem.
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Thank you.
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