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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
Judy updated their profile
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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A Perry is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
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Kevin Pigott posted a discussion

Portable Machines

Does anyone have experience of using a portable machine? I have been invited to join a walking holiday in the far east and at some overnight stops there may be no 220V supply for a mains operated machine.  Kevin.See More
Sep 13
Mauro Cipriani replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Side Effects of CPAP / Corneal Ulcer
"Hi Kath, thanks for your reply. Just had an eye Clinic appointment and consultant fairly certain that this is attributable to mask leakage. I suffer with dry eyes and have prescribed gels and drops anyway, need to put more gel in. I will try some…"
Sep 11
Kath Hope replied to Susan Mooney's discussion Jury Service
"Sorry to hear that Susan.  If he's still so tired it would be worth asking for help with the clinic in case his pressures need adjusting (assuming he uses his CPAP for all sleeps of course, as that would cause tiredness).  If his…"
Sep 8
Susan Mooney replied to Susan Mooney's discussion Jury Service
"Thanks Kath, he has been on cpap for a few years now and has regular check ups but is still extremely tired when he relaxes, he is also self employed which is another stumbling point. They are a pain these jury service, will need to look into it.…"
Sep 7
Kath Hope replied to Susan Mooney's discussion Jury Service
"Hi Susan and welcome :) Regarding your question about jury service, I don't know much about the exemptions as I've never been called up and hope I aren't! However, if your husband is on good CPAP therapy and approved by the DVLA to…"
Sep 7
Kath Hope replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Side Effects of CPAP / Corneal Ulcer
"Sorry you've had no response to this post Mauro as I was hoping someone may have an answer, as corneal ulcer's isn't something I've heard of caused by CPAP.  However, we do often warn of why it's important to ensure the…"
Sep 7
Susan Mooney posted a discussion

Jury Service

Hello,Thanks for adding me...my husband has chronic sleep apnea and has just received papers for jury service. Does anyone know if he can be exempt from this?SueSee More
Sep 6
Susan Mooney is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Sep 6
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Sep 4
Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Julia.  I struggle with neck pain too and I use the alternative softcap headgear.Due to the fact the straps stick anywhere on the cap it means I can angle the lower straps upwards instead of across the back of my neck, as I have to have my…"
Sep 3
Iain Noble replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"This seems to be a common problem. http://www.cpaptalk.com/viewtopic/t92805/search.php?keywords=no+neck+strap FWIW I wear a Quattro FX full face mask and have not problems with the straps. http://tinyurl.com/y7n8fny2 Regards, Iain Noble"
Sep 3
julia nash replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Everyone  Just looking for advice please, I have arthritis in my neck with bony spurs, I have been getting terrible headaches and awful neck pain which lasts nearly all day I have a responics machine with full face mask, i think the lower…"
Sep 3
julia nash is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Sep 3
Sleep2snore replied to simon howlett's discussion finally no more sleep apnea
"Nice result."
Sep 3
Kath Hope replied to simon howlett's discussion finally no more sleep apnea
"Fabulous news Simon - so happy for you! Was that after weight loss?"
Aug 29
simon howlett posted a discussion

finally no more sleep apnea

hi allnot posted here for a long time but this was a valuable source of information when it all startedwell i have been off sleep apnea machine now for nearly 8 weeks and just returned from holiday to find my results from last sleep study…See More
Aug 29
Mauro Cipriani posted a discussion

Side Effects of CPAP / Corneal Ulcer

I wondered if any CPAP users have experienced any side effects from their CPAP use.I suffer with dry eye syndrome, they think this is due to air leakages from my face mask. I have to use an eye gel at night and drips in the day. This has generally…See More
Aug 28
ashley yeats added a discussion to the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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ResMed Mirage Quattro Full Face CPAP Mask UK Large

new and unopened apart from a small tear on the right of the packaging open to offersSee More
Aug 25
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