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Resmed S10 vs Dreamstation Auto
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Hi all. I'm new to this forum and have been lurking for a while. I recently bought a dreamstation and really find it comfortable and easy to use. My AHI for 4 days is 4.5 I found some information regarding how AHI's are scored between the two devices on wikipedia. Just for your information Respironics scores hypopneas at 40 percent airflow restriction while Resmed scores them at 50 percent. So in other words, the dreamstation will score higher AHI's as it is more aggressive in detecting hypopneas.

Any ideas from others regarding this?
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I don't think the difference is significant. At that point I would be more concerned with how I feel when I get up in the morning that the difference of a small change in AHI.
I am not a Medical professional and I don't play one on the internet.
Started CPAP Therapy April 5, 2016
I'd Rather Be Sleeping
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Hi Weaseer,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Hang in there for answers to your question and much success to you with your CPAP therapy.
trish6hundred
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(04-23-2016, 08:51 AM)Weaseer Wrote: Just for your information Respironics scores hypopneas at 40 percent airflow restriction while Resmed scores them at 50 percent.

please post supporting evidence, respironics links, etc.
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(04-23-2016, 02:29 PM)palerider Wrote:
(04-23-2016, 08:51 AM)Weaseer Wrote: Just for your information Respironics scores hypopneas at 40 percent airflow restriction while Resmed scores them at 50 percent.

please post supporting evidence, respironics links, etc.

I just read it on this sight when I was looking up what RERA was. It's under Hypopnea index.

//sleepyhead.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Sleep_Disorder_Glossary


Don't know how reliable the source is though.

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(04-23-2016, 02:22 PM)trish6hundred Wrote: Hi Weaseer,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Hang in there for answers to your question and much success to you with your CPAP therapy.

Thanks . I've already found this forum to be very helpful.

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