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Mouth opening - Need full mask?
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MouthBreatha Offline

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Machine: ResMed AirSense 10 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: AirFit N10
Humidifier: Unsure
CPAP Pressure: 4-9
CPAP Software: ResScan

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Post: #11
RE: Mouth opening - Need full mask?
Yes, barometric pressure.
07-09-2015 10:05 AM
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eseedhouse Offline

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Joined: Dec 2014

Machine: ResMed Airsense 10 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: SimPlus
Humidifier: ResMed
CPAP Pressure: 7-10
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Also on supplemental O2 at 3L/min. while sleeping.

Sex: Male
Location: Victoria, British Columbia

Post: #12
RE: Mouth opening - Need full mask?
It's the *difference* between ambient air pressure and the pressure the PAP gives to you that keeps the airway open, not the absolute figures.

Normal changes in outside ambient air pressure will be meaningless so far as the effect your machine is giving you.

1cm/water pressure is very nearly equal to 1 millibar of atmospheric pressure, which is about 1/10th of 1% of normal atmospheric pressure at sea level. Even at 20cm which is the max for most machines is a difference of only 2% between the outside pressure and the pressure from the machine in your airway.

Ed Seedhouse
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07-09-2015 01:34 PM
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AlanE Offline

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Machine: ResMed AirSense 10 Autoset
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: P10 & Mirage Liberty backup
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CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Location: Southwest Florida

Post: #13
RE: Mouth opening - Need full mask?
A change in the barometric pressure may trigger "a bit of the old ultra violence".



Using FlashAir W-03 SD card in machine. Access through wifi with FlashPAP or Sleep Master utilities.

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07-09-2015 06:48 PM
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