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Query on higher pressure
#41
Oh, yeah, you're right. I guess I would have lost the bet! Sad
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#42
(07-19-2014, 12:05 PM)Sleepster Wrote: Oh, yeah, you're right. I guess I would have lost the bet! Sad

ok, pay up, you owe robysue and I ... er, what was it we're taking offa him, robysue?
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(07-18-2014, 09:28 PM)Sleepster Wrote:
(07-18-2014, 07:53 PM)diamaunt Wrote: I think of misinformation as simply 'incorrect information'. perhaps I'm wrong about that.

To me misinformation is something that's created in attempt to lead or mislead people into thinking or doing something.

Hi Sleepster,

Misinformation (which I consider to be merely incorrect information) which happens to be "intentionally meant to mislead" is what I call "disinformation" rather than merely misinformation.


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#44
Webster's says that misinformation is information that is incorrect. Does not distinguish between purposeful or accidental false information. Disinformation however is defined as: misinformation that is deliberately disseminated in order to influence or confuse rivals (foreign enemies or business competitors etc.)
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#45
Well if you want to know what I think... What's that???? Oh. Ok..... Nevermind.
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#46
This morning I made an attempt to split off the misinformation discussion in this thread to a new thread in the off topic forum. Couldn't do it though because it's all twisted up with the 95th percentile discussion.

Maybe I'll just take a break and run off somewhere with a dictionary and my college statistics textbook. Oh-jeez
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(07-19-2014, 04:34 PM)Sleepster Wrote: This morning I made an attempt to split off the misinformation discussion in this thread to a new thread in the off topic forum. Couldn't do it though because it's all twisted up with the 95th percentile discussion.

Maybe I'll just take a break and run off somewhere with a dictionary and my college statistics textbook. Oh-jeez
I may too.
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#48
Well, my eyes glazed over reading all of that, so forgive me if I missed something.

I find I feel better if I raise my minimum pressure a bit above where my AHI is essentially zero. I'm guessing that something like UARS, flow limitations, reflux, etc. is happening when I'm in the "just below AHI

I find that most of my centrals seem to happen when my lungs are empty. i.e. I exhale and then don't breathe for a while. My obstructives happen when my lungs are full, i.e. at the end of an inhale. I don't know how common this is.

I'm interested in the Breas data and software. Does it show airflow waveforms? I haven't seen a good writeup on it. Maybe you could start a thread on that, Visitor.
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(07-18-2014, 10:24 PM)diamaunt Wrote:
(07-18-2014, 09:56 PM)retired_guy Wrote: Huh? So.. Does this mean Visitor's pressure is too high? Or maybe too low? Or maybe it means Visitor should shop around for an English teacher? I'm so confused.

it means that visitors thread got hijacked by someone else asking about their 95% number, without providing any more info, and then ... things wandered.

How does a thread get hijacked when the OP posts once and never returns?
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(07-19-2014, 06:17 PM)mdh235 Wrote:
(07-18-2014, 10:24 PM)diamaunt Wrote:
(07-18-2014, 09:56 PM)retired_guy Wrote: Huh? So.. Does this mean Visitor's pressure is too high? Or maybe too low? Or maybe it means Visitor should shop around for an English teacher? I'm so confused.

it means that visitors thread got hijacked by someone else asking about their 95% number, without providing any more info, and then ... things wandered.

How does a thread get hijacked when the OP posts once and never returns?
good question. I don't know.
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