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Need advice with BiPAP, no OSCAR data yet
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RE: Need advice with BiPAP, no OSCAR data yet
Weiss, the Vauto probably won't produce much lower results, however setting the Trigger to high or very high can help to lower the central apnea count. This makes the machine more sensitive to the end of expiration and beginning of inspiration. The triggering of pressure support (in your case 2-cm), can help someone to take a spontaneous breath.
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RE: Need advice with BiPAP, no OSCAR data yet
I did try the Trigger High and slept horrible that night. But it could have been because I was forcing myself to sleep on my side. With the PAP I sleep better just on my back. Last night I slept really well. Think I only woke up maybe once.
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Max IPAP 8
Min EPAP 4
PS 1
Ti Max 2s, Ti Min 0.3s, Trigger Med, Cycle Med, Ramp Off, Hose 75f, humidity 3
MyAir: 6:56 hrs, 2.8 events/hr, pressure 7.2, exp pressure 6.2, leak 14L/min, Vt 440ml, RR 13, MV 6.0L/min, Ti 1.4s. I:E 1:2.2, Spont Cycl 95.5%, AHI 2.8, Total AHI 2.9, Central AI 2.7
I got my soft cervical colar in today, will try that tonight. Computer comes in tomorrow. I've had my SD card in the PAP since 2 nights ago.
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