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

Question about ResMed S9 data
#21
(06-19-2014, 04:46 AM)vsheline Wrote: I am not sure whether Apnea Board has the latest manual for your model, which I believe was first made in November 2012. The 2011 edition does not cover the new "ASV Auto" mode which your machine includes, in addition to the older "ASV" mode and standard plain "CPAP" mode.

the manual for the vpap adapt is for the 36037 model (speaking as one who's gotten the manual to help setting the 36037 I bought for a friend).
Post Reply Post Reply



Donate to Apnea Board  
#22
(06-19-2014, 10:51 AM)diamaunt Wrote:
(05-25-2013, 06:01 AM)archangle Wrote: "Do it yourself" treatment with an ASV machine is a lot harder than CPAP. You don't just push the "auto" button and expect it to find the right answer. ...
ASV is also a lot harder for many people to adapt to.

that's actually pretty much what you do with a resmed S9 vpap adapt 36037... there's only four settings on it at any rate.

Yes, the S9 VPAP Adapt pretty much takes care of adjusting itself.

But ASV can be hard to adapt to, in addition to getting used to the machine having a will of its own (which, while very annoying at first, is actually the least difficult thing to get past).

The ASV feature requires Pressure Support (PS) to be high during central apneas. If a patient requires both high EPAP to prevent obstructive events (up to 15 cm H2O, the highest the S9 VPAP Adapt can provide) plus high Pressure Support to treat a central apnea, the EPAP + PS pressures combine, making IPAP approach 25 cm H2O. This makes aerophagia hard to avoid, and to prevent bothersome mask flapping a mask liner may be needed (which may touch the eyelashes and be annoying) and the mask straps may need to be uncomfortably tight.

To keep our overall pressure needs as low as possible, it is important to be sure we avoid a sleep position which makes our obstructive apneas require more pressure to treat.
.
Membership in the Advisory Member group should not be understood as in any way implying medical expertise or qualification for advising Sleep Apnea patients concerning their treatment. The Advisory Member group provides advice and suggestions to Apnea Board administrators and staff on matters concerning Apnea Board operation and administrative policies - not on matters concerning treatment for Sleep Apnea. I think it is now too late to change the name of the group but I think Voting Member group would perhaps have been a more descriptive name for the group.
Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Resmed Airmini Therapy Data available? spacemanspiff 7 161 05-24-2018, 02:45 PM
Last Post: Fats Drywaller
  Airsense 10 Autoset data question Personxyz 8 318 05-03-2018, 08:37 AM
Last Post: Ron AKA
  IF I insert an SD card to get data for Sleepyhead will my ResMed still send data theMezz 3 250 04-20-2018, 07:52 PM
Last Post: theMezz
  question about resmed f10 full face mask mattm1 1 166 04-20-2018, 07:34 PM
Last Post: Gary1of2
  Noob question: Resmed AS10 trigger for myAir mask on/off score gregger 8 434 04-14-2018, 05:11 PM
Last Post: gregger
  Question of effect of Mask Type selection on ResMed AS10 CZOscar 4 321 04-08-2018, 04:59 PM
Last Post: CZOscar
  Flow rate question and clock question The Rog 8 409 04-02-2018, 07:29 PM
Last Post: DeepBreathing

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

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