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The analysis of the respiratory waveform is the heart and strength of OSCAR, whether it is reporting the results from the manufacturer or manually interpreting the displayed respiratory waveform, it is the core.<br />
 
The analysis of the respiratory waveform is the heart and strength of OSCAR, whether it is reporting the results from the manufacturer or manually interpreting the displayed respiratory waveform, it is the core.<br />
 
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* The OSCAR program can be obtained free of charge from: [https://www.SleepFiles.com/OSCAR Official OSCAR Download Page]
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* For a detailed discussion on the interpretation of your data see [[CPAP Data Interpretation]]
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* '''Acknowledgement:''' Much of the material in this help system has been taken and/or adapted from [http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php?title=Beginner%27s_Guide_to_SleepyHead RobySue's Beginner's Guide to SleepyHead]
 
* '''Acknowledgement:''' Much of the material in this help system has been taken and/or adapted from [http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php?title=Beginner%27s_Guide_to_SleepyHead RobySue's Beginner's Guide to SleepyHead]
* The OSCAR program can be obtained free of charge from: [https://www.SleepFiles.com/OSCAR Official OSCAR Download Page]
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Revision as of 03:31, 10 June 2019

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Introduction

OSCAR - Open Source CPAP Analysis Reporter
The analysis of the respiratory waveform is the heart and strength of OSCAR, whether it is reporting the results from the manufacturer or manually interpreting the displayed respiratory waveform, it is the core.

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OSCAR Installation and Data Migration Guide

A discussion of downloading and installing OSCAR on your PC followed by a discussion of migrating data from a previous version or from SleepyHead.

Running OSCAR for the first time

A discussion of creating a profile (required) and importing data from your CPAP's SD card.

Basic OSCAR organisation

A description of the various windows in OSCAR and the available options.

OSCAR Organization - Basic Parts of the OSCAR Window

OSCAR Organization - Welcome Page

OSCAR Organization - Profile Page

OSCAR Organization - Daily Page

OSCAR Organization - Overview window

OSCAR Organization - Statistics Page

OSCAR Chart Organization

For a brief tutorial on the best way to arrange your OSCAR charts for review, follow this link: OSCAR Chart Organization

For advice on attaching charts and images to Apnea Board forums, follow this link: Attaching files to Apnea Board

OSCAR Basic data interpretation

This section contains a more detailed description of the various OSCAR screens and how to interpret the data on those screens.


OSCAR Daily screen


Leaks

Snoring Data

Flow limitations

      11.1 OSCAR Flow Limitation
      11.2 Examples of respiratory wave form abnormalities including Flow Limitation
      11.3 OSCAR Flow Limitation Example (Resmed)

OSCAR flow limitations

OSCAR Overview screen

      5.1 Overview data
      5.2 The AHI graph
      5.3 The Usage Compliance Overview
      5.4 Session Times Overview
      5.5 Leaks and Total Leak Overview
      5.6 Peak Hourly AHI Overview

OSCAR Statistics screen

      6.1 Organization of the Statistics Page
      6.2 A detailed look at the CPAP Statistics
          6.2.1 CPAP Usage data
          6.2.2 Therapy Efficacy data
          6.2.3 Leak Statistics
          6.2.4 Pressure Statistics
          6.2.5 Bugs in the CPAP Statistics data


OSCAR Preferences

To learn about the various changes you can make to the setup of OSCAR, see OSCAR Preferences

OSCAR supported machines

A list of machines that are supported by OSCAR