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PoolQ Offline

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Machine: AirCurve 10 VAUTO
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Amara View
Humidifier: Integrated
CPAP Pressure: 6.2, 15, PS4.0
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Post: #11
RE: SpO2 Interpretation
You should always try for the best and only accept the results when you have done all they can, IMHO.
05-20-2016 11:51 PM
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Machine: ResMed AirSense 10
Mask Type: Other
Mask Make & Model: Still trying to find the right one
Humidifier: built-in
CPAP Pressure: 9-12
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Post: #12
RE: SpO2 Interpretation
(05-20-2016 08:42 PM)palerider Wrote:  sleep studies are often inaccurate, our sleep varies from day to day, and even from hour to hour.

sleep studies are a small slice out of all that.

Yeah, that's one thing I've definitely learned from all of this - how inconsistent the sleep is. I expected my sleep patterns to be a lot more consistent than they are, and yet they vary from night to night.

What is amazing to me is how often the charts tell me a completely different picture than I had expected them to - For instance, there are some nights that I feel like all I did was rearrange the mask all night hoping that I can finally find the magic combination of tightness and position to prevent leaks - and yet the next morning there are only a couple of minor leak events. And then the next night is exactly the opposite.
05-21-2016 12:21 AM
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