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Sleep Apnea for Dummies
Anyone know if there is a book that is easy reading for sleep apnea that helps you understand what is going on and explains the terminology for people like myself.
09-08-2012 06:58 PM
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RE: Sleep Apnea for Dummies
I,m not aware of a dummy and beside its a wide specialty even for doctors
Search, read and then ask specific questions that matters to you ... we don,t need to know everything
09-08-2012 07:20 PM
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RE: Sleep Apnea for Dummies
Step One: Follow all the steps.

Step Two: Wear the mask and turn on the machine whenever you go to sleep.

Too-funnyBigwinkOh-jeez

In all seriousness, check out the Wiki. There's an acronym page, basic information pages, etc etc etc.

http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php?title=Wiki_Home

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09-08-2012 09:05 PM
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