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Sleep study didn't go well, received a Trial VAuto
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My sleep study didn't go well so I received a ResMed AirCurve 10 VAuto to try for 3 days.

The lab wants to look at my numbers during the 3 days to write me a prescription for a machine. I plan on buying my own autoset from craigslist after i turn this one back in.

The settings are :

Max IPAP : 25.0
Min EPAP : 6.0
PS: 2.0
TI Max : 2.0s
TI Min : 0.3s
Trigger: Med
Cycle: Med
Ramp Time Off
Humidity Level 4


Do you think this will give an accurate reading? I have never used a machine before, other than the one i used during the sleep study.

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#2
what do you mean by "didn't go well"? the pressures set on your vauto are high, and an autoset will not deliver comparable therapy - You appear to be needing a Bilevel - that is what you are trialing, and at higher pressure than an autoset will do. Can you give more info?
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Tongue Suck Technique for prevention of mouth breathing:
  • Place your tongue behind your front teeth on the roof of your mouth
  • let your tongue fill the space between the upper molars
  • gently suck to form a light vacuum
Practising during the day can help you to keep it at night

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#3
(05-03-2016, 10:44 PM)DariaVader Wrote: what do you mean by "didn't go well"? the pressures set on your vauto are high, and an autoset will not deliver comparable therapy - You appear to be needing a Bilevel - that is what you are trialing, and at higher pressure than an autoset will do. Can you give more info?

I didn't sleep that much so I Don't think they got enough info. They told me instead of taking another sleep study, I should use the AirCurve 10 for 3 nights and turn it back in so they can see the card for the info.

But I was wondering if these settings are good as a base
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#4
probably. the min EPAP is 6 with a PS of 2 - so IPAP is 8 to 25. pretty broad range
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Tongue Suck Technique for prevention of mouth breathing:
  • Place your tongue behind your front teeth on the roof of your mouth
  • let your tongue fill the space between the upper molars
  • gently suck to form a light vacuum
Practising during the day can help you to keep it at night

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Hi PleaseHelp111,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Hang in there for suggestions and answers to your questions.
Much success to you with your CPAP therapy.
trish6hundred
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(05-03-2016, 10:44 PM)DariaVader Wrote: the pressures set on your vauto are high, and an autoset will not deliver comparable therapy -

actually, except for the "almost certainly won't get anywhere near it" maxipap of 25, an autoset will deliver exactly the same therapy... if you set it min 8, max 20, epr2.

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