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the OSCAR . See [[OSCAR Help]].
Latest revision as of 03:42, 10 June 2019
This article is part of the CPAP_Data_Interpretation series.
The discussion has been based on using the OSCAR software. See OSCAR Help.
OSCAR Flow Limitation
DeVilbiss machines do NOT record FL data; Fisher & Paykel Icons do record FL data Resmed graphs flow limitations on a scale of 0 to 1 Philips flags flow limitations as events.
Examples of respiratory wave form abnormalities including Flow Limitation
OSCAR Flow Limitation Example (Resmed)
In OSCAR, flow limitation is usually seen as a flattened inspiratory peak in the Flow Rate chart instead of the normal rounded wave-form. The following images show a moderate to severe flow limitation, and the same patient using EPR to achieve a normal inspiratory flow.