Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

How to access Airsense 10 Expiratory pressure relief (EPR™) settings
#1
Hello,

Thank you in advance for any help.

I have an Airsense 10, and in the instruction manual it says, "When Pressure Relief is enabled, you may find it easier to breathe out."

I am thinking this is not enabled and I need to find out how to do so. 

Both nights I have found it hard to exhale when I wake up later at night.  It feels like the air is just not able to come out due to the pressure coming in.

So my question is how do I access this if that option isn't even available on the menu of options?  I am thinking it is locked somehow by the provider sort of like my pressure number?
Post Reply Post Reply
#2
Im sure that someone here will be able to tell you how to access the Providers menu.

In the meantime, order the Clinicians manual for your machine.  This will help you access that "secret" menu and make changes.

http://www.apneaboard.com/adjust-cpap-pr...tup-manual
Post Reply Post Reply
#3
You can obtain the clinical setup manual from the forum at the link at the top of the page. In short, just press the control knob and home button to enter the Clinical Settings, and scroll down to the comfort settings. Verify EPR is set to ON, and you can set it at 1-3, with 1 being 1 cm and 3 being 3 cm of pressure relief. Keep in mind a lower exhale pressure may require you to offset that relief with higher pressure...sometimes not. Which model Airsense 10 do you have? CPAP, Elite or Autoset? The name is on the lower right-front of the machine.
Post Reply Post Reply


#4
Hi CCDrogan,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Good luck to you with your CPAP therapy.
trish6hundred
Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
Question Adjust Settings or Leave Them Be? Melman 6 131 4 hours ago
Last Post: Sleeprider
  [Pressure] New AirSense 10 Auto User-Need Help w/initial Pressure Min/Max Settings Orionsnet 46 925 03-22-2017, 03:58 PM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  Airsense "for her" for Him? rockncountry101 25 4,510 03-16-2017, 06:12 PM
Last Post: Frieda
  Newbee intro an need thoughts on settings TPeters 10 459 03-09-2017, 10:25 PM
Last Post: TPeters
  CPAP modems and remote changes to your settings without your knowledge robysue 30 8,812 03-06-2017, 06:12 AM
Last Post: Kayak18
  Auto SV settings and Periodic Breathing in REM ecojedi 2 167 03-02-2017, 08:25 PM
Last Post: ecojedi
  Can't seem to dial my settings in C0mbe 13 437 02-28-2017, 03:20 PM
Last Post: C0mbe

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.

For any more information, please use our contact form.