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Post: #11
RE: Post Sleep Study Questions
Thanks Everybody, I don't have a "Sleep Doctor" this go around and the last one I saw that claimed to be one did not seem very knowledgeable. So I have to work with my Primary care doctor. I'll be calling them today, it sounds like I need to have them request the full sleep study on disc if they did not already do so.

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08-25-2014 11:17 AM
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RE: Post Sleep Study Questions
(08-21-2014 10:26 AM)BigSnore Wrote:  2) I don't think my Primary care physician is really up on what to write the scripts for? Is there any advice on what to request that she writes on the scripts?

It will help you get an APAP if the script specifies a pressure range, even a small one. They can't legally fill that prescription with a manual CPAP, and you don't have the insurance problems that you might get with "dispense as written."

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If it's midnight and a DME tells you it's dark outside, go and check it yourself.
08-25-2014 02:43 PM
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Post: #13
RE: Post Sleep Study Questions
Thanks Archangle, I do want an auto and having the Pri Physician write a range makes sense.

Are you staying with the Swift FX? That's what I have now and really like it. But I was thinking of going with the AirFit P10, I'm not sure that I like the fact that the straps aren't adjustable.
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