Yep, it makes my angry too. My SleepDoc/Pulmonologist originally perscribed a straight pressure of
12 although titrated at 9.
I had to ask him to write a script for a range or the DME wouldn't do anything about it. He then wrote a script for 4-20 (wide open). Note: I hadn't found this forum yet, so didn't know any better.
I put up with that for a few weeks, when finding this forum and started to narrow my pressure range myself. Before long, I was seeing AHI readings go from 10 to under 1.
When I went for my 90 day follow up appt with the good doctor, I brought SH printouts with me to show him how I started to narrow my pressure range, and how my AHI numbers started to drop.
He just shrugged, and said it was unheard of, and most of his patients never see numbers under 10.
I don't see how these "trained" sleep docs cannot take the time to be more helpful.
Now I own my machine, but realize I still need a sleep doc in case I need something different along the way, so don't want to cut ties with him. Once a year is enough.