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Post: #11
RE: Inhalation/Exhalation Problem
Hi Daniel Prokopetz,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
I wish you much success in getting your CPAP therapy fine tuned to meet your needs.

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12-04-2015 12:29 AM
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Post: #12
RE: Inhalation/Exhalation Problem
(12-04-2015 12:29 AM)trish6hundred Wrote:  Hi Daniel Prokopetz,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
I wish you much success in getting your CPAP therapy fine tuned to meet your needs.

Thank you. I'm confident the tips I received from forum members will solve my problem.
12-04-2015 11:45 AM
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Post: #13
RE: Inhalation/Exhalation Problem
(12-03-2015 04:27 PM)Daniel Prokopetz Wrote:  
(12-03-2015 11:26 AM)PaytonA Wrote:  Daniel,

During the time that you are having this problem, expand your flow rate graph and look at the downhill side of the inhalation portions of your curve. Look to see if there is a little hitch in this section where it stops descending or starts a small ascent for a very short period of time. Let me know what you see.

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PaytonA

The graph shows that after the curve hits bottom it goes up about half way and then goes sideways a bit and then continues to go upwards.

Daniel

Actually the area that I was referring to was the descending portion that is above the zero line. Is there a "hitch" in that area or does it progress smoothly down below the zero line?

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12-04-2015 12:12 PM
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Post: #14
RE: Inhalation/Exhalation Problem
It progresses smoothly down below the zero line.
12-04-2015 04:17 PM
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Post: #15
RE: Inhalation/Exhalation Problem
Apparently it is not quite the same problem that I had with my S8 bilevel so I am not sure that I have anything germane to your problem although the results seem very similar.

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12-05-2015 11:40 AM
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