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Judy replied to John Hedley's discussion Pulse Oximetry
"Maybe it would be better put this way:   An overnight oximetry "could" strongly indicate the need for an overnight sleep study for obstructive sleep apnea.   An overnight oximetry should never be used to rule out an obstructive…"
May 19, 2011
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Mar 25, 2011
Judy replied to John Hedley's discussion Pulse Oximetry
"The difference is in the interpretation of a desaturation by the oximeter and the interpretation of an apnea by the PAP device. You can have an apnea that does NOT meet the oximeter's definition of a desaturation. Thus an oximeter reading is…"
Mar 21, 2011
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Mar 20, 2011
Judy left a comment for The SleepGuide Crew
"I like it and prefer this design. Plus it is more attractive than "our" sleepguide's new design."
Mar 20, 2011
Judy replied to John Hedley's discussion Pulse Oximetry
"And, if you are interested, medicine is now beginning to recognize the importance of pulse pressure as well as the systolic and diastolic blood pressures. Pulse pressure is the difference between systolic and diastolic pressures, i.e. S - D = PP. If…"
Mar 20, 2011
Judy replied to John Hedley's discussion Pulse Oximetry
"The following are Resmed definitions for their PAP devices:  Apnea is the temporary absence or cessation of breathing. An apnea is scored when there is reduction in breathing by 75% of the baseline breathing for at least 10 seconds.   A…"
Mar 20, 2011
The SleepGuide Crew left a comment for Judy
"Hi Judy -- Mike and Kath here welcoming you to the UK arm of the SleepGuide apnea empire ;-)   you should feel right at home here since it's the old familiar design.  how do you like it so far?"
Mar 20, 2011
Judy is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Mar 20, 2011

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My Interest in Sleep Apnoea
I have Sleep Apnoea
Treatment Being Used, If Any
Auto-Adjusting Bi-Level
If Machine Being Used, What Make? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
Resmed S8 VPAP Auto
PR SystemOne Bi-PAP Auto w/Bi-Flex
Resmed S8 AutoSet Vantage
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
Resmed Quattro FX full face
ProBasics Zzz-Mask full face
ConTec CMS-50D+ recording oximeter
SPO 7500 recording oximeter
S8 ResLink w/oximeter & sensor

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At 15:25 on March 20, 2011, The SleepGuide Crew said…
Hi Judy -- Mike and Kath here welcoming you to the UK arm of the SleepGuide apnea empire ;-)   you should feel right at home here since it's the old familiar design.  how do you like it so far?
 
 
 

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Kath Hope replied to Alan Burt's discussion Painful, dry nose
"PS  Sterimar is a popular spray people try first as it contains only natural ingredients."
Saturday
Kath Hope replied to Alan Burt's discussion Painful, dry nose
"Welcome to the forum David It's very common for nasal dryness and good you didn't suffer from it previously.  The humidifier should sort this for you, but in the meantime you can try a Saline spray as it's better to use those…"
Saturday
Alan Burt posted a discussion

Painful, dry nose

Greetings everyone. I'm new to the forum and came across it whilst doing an internet search on CPAP.It looks like a very supportive and resourceful place to be. I use a Resmed S9 (upgraded from an S8 two weeks ago) with a nasal mask. My pressure has…See More
Friday
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Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"You're welcome."
Aug 8
Ann Murch replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"That was great.  I am confident I can now sort out the problem and start getting a good nights sleep.  Thank you"
Aug 8
Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"Here is a YouTube Clinical video for the Devilbiss SLEEPCUBE clinical settings. https://youtu.be/V8pns9BYn64 It might be easier to watch, shows how to set up pressures etc. https://youtu.be/V8pns9BYn64"
Aug 8
Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"Make sure you have SmartFlex turned on, this will drop the pressure when you breath out. You didn't say what model you have, but as pressure was rising it must at least be Automatic. If you look in the manual it will tell you how to get into…"
Aug 8
Sleep2snore replied to Cathy's discussion New full face mask
"If it works for you use it. They are a bit quieter I am told so on its own will help, but comfort is the name of the game and if it fits the bill........ Glad you found a mask that works for you."
Aug 8
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Jul 22
Ann Murch posted a discussion

New by wondering what to do next

Hi,my name is Ann and I stumbled across this site when looking to see where I could sell my CPAP machine but after reading some discussions, I now think that I may be better keeping it. I bought the  Sleep Cube as it was fully automatic and as I…See More
Jul 16
Ann Murch is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Jul 14
Cathy posted a discussion

New full face mask

Hi, I’ve been using the ResMed mirage Quattro since I was as diagnosed5 years ago. I’ve always hated it and found it so uncomfortable. Last week I bought myself a ResMed  airfit F20 with quiet air and it’s the best thing ever. Nothing covering my…See More
Jul 11
Kyla Davies joined The SleepGuide Crew's group
Jul 11
John Wilkinson replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Sharon, I have been using a Cpap machine for 7 months. I too struggled with a full face mask (Simplus as issued by sleep clinic) but I changed from a large to medium size mask and it is a lot more comfortable and, because it fits better, I…"
Jul 9
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Using the Quatro Air is certainly working. My 95% pressures are still below 15 and also Im getting a much better sleep. I think the reason its working is that the inlet is lower on the Quatro Air and is also directed downwards. This direction of…"
Jul 9
Eric Swindon added a discussion to the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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Unused Masks for sale

 I am offering these never used masks (all in original packaging with User Manuals) for half the current retail price (check them at www.eu-pap.co.uk) , that is £50 or £60 including shipping within the U.K. …See More
Jul 8
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Jul 8
Trina replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks for accepting me! I am new to the sleep apnea world, but suspect I have had it for many, many years. It was just diagnosed as many of things. "
Jul 7

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