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

check your settings
#1
I have a copy now of the clinician's manual for my machine. I read through the thing last night, and then I checked through my settings.
My machine was set on nasal mask. I am using nasal pillows. Sad


I don't know if it makes much difference in the big scheme of things, but at least I have it set correctly now. Smile
Post Reply Post Reply
#2
It can make a difference. The machine needs to know the mask type and tube type and length to use the FOT central apnea detection with greatest accuracy. Then there is the intentional leak rate through the mask vent(s). To score the unintentional leaks, it needs the mask type to know the flow due to mask flush versus pressure curve.
INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
Post Reply Post Reply
#3
in other, albeit more technical words, it could cause your leak numbers to look goofy.
Post Reply Post Reply


#4
yeah --- that's what I wondered about. I keep getting those crazy leaks, but I haven't been awakened by them.
Post Reply Post Reply
#5
(09-06-2014, 10:37 AM)retired_guy Wrote: in other, albeit more technical words, it could cause your leak numbers to look goofy.

You broke the code.
INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
Post Reply Post Reply
#6
(09-06-2014, 10:37 AM)retired_guy Wrote: in other, albeit more technical words, it could cause your leak numbers to look goofy.

You're getting a bit technical here with your cutting-edge terminology, but I think I get the basic idea.

Bigwink
Post Reply Post Reply


#7
(09-07-2014, 09:36 AM)Simon M Wrote:
(09-06-2014, 10:37 AM)retired_guy Wrote: in other, albeit more technical words, it could cause your leak numbers to look goofy.

You're getting a bit technical here with your cutting-edge terminology, but I think I get the basic idea.

Bigwink

Remember he's an engineer and as such; The optimist sees a glass that's half full. The pessimist sees a glass that's half empty. An engineer sees a glass that's twice as big as it needs to be.


If everyone thinks alike, then someone isn't thinking.
Everyone knows something, together we could know everything.
Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Respironics Bipap Auto SV settings ?? ecojedi 16 288 02-23-2017, 01:18 PM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  Can't seem to dial my settings in C0mbe 2 136 02-18-2017, 01:32 PM
Last Post: C0mbe
  How to access Airsense 10 Expiratory pressure relief (EPR™) settings CCDrogan 3 170 02-17-2017, 11:30 PM
Last Post: trish6hundred
  [Equipment] How to properly set VAuto clinician settings? Jioaa1988 4 200 02-08-2017, 09:35 AM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  help with settings 4speed 3 268 02-04-2017, 04:47 PM
Last Post: trish6hundred
  Fine tuning settings Cranberry Ray 4 388 01-07-2017, 05:08 AM
Last Post: kwhenrykerr
  Problems with my humidifier settings...... binky12 9 562 01-02-2017, 06:20 PM
Last Post: binky12

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

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

For any more information, please use our contact form.