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Pulse Oximetry
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More and more of us are buying pulse oximeters, despite the fact that the majority of the sleep clinics in the UK seem to want to keep their patients in blissful ignorance of their actual sleep…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Jun 27, 2011.

 

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My Interest in Sleep Apnoea
I have Sleep Apnoea
Treatment Being Used, If Any
CPAP
If Machine Being Used, What Make? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
Remstar Plus M Series with C-Flex
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
Mirage Quattro

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At 10:36 on May 23, 2011, Jackie said…

Hi John
I've been kinda hibernating with a bit of a downturn for me ... and I cannot get the email to send despite trying several times ... so trying it this way, so sorry

Kath has directed me to you about oxi meters and windows 7

I have a borrowed oxi m and my netbook running windows 7 and it  does not have a disc drive so I downloaded as per the manual from the website ...

and of course I cannot get it to get data

could you talk me from scratch please?

kindest regards Jacks

At 12:14 on March 14, 2011, Rosemary Kemp said…

Hi John,

It's nice to have you as a friend on this site. I'll email you when I feel better. I have suddenly developed a rotten cold etc and having a mask on when you want / need to sneeze and cough is absolutely wonderful!!? (as you probably know!). This is probably the first day I've taken off work for a year, I feel so terrible. Kath gave me your email address as well. Mine is rorokemp@live.com  Stay well. Rosemary

At 23:31 on March 9, 2011, Kath Hope said…

Welcome to our new forum John, and we hope it will be a place for sleep apnoea sufferers to help each other by sharing their knowledge, trials and tribulations (of which there are many lol). 

 
 
 

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