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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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Sleep2snore replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion Blocked nose
"I use that stuff you get for kids in a capsule that you sprinkle onto their pillows. Put on a tissue close to the air filter it works wonders. I forget the name of it as I have run out.  I can't look for the carton as it was recycled! The…"
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Sleep2snore replied to SleepyHead's discussion NHS or Private to get diagnosis to determine treatment
"Contact the hospital and ask how long they take to diagnose and treat a patient, some are very slow and others can be surprisingly quick, though I have a feeling you are in the slow zone.  However, it costs nothing to ask the question, maybe…"
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Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"You can always ask to be transferred to another hospital if there is one near you. Or you can buy one of you can afford one and ask if they will service it and repair it if you buy one, some hospitals will and others will not.  But in any case,…"
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Sleep2snore replied to Terry James's discussion First week with CPAP and it's not going well
"You can also try turning up the humidifier a bit, but be careful not to turn it to far as you can get condensation in the hose and mask.  This is referred to as Rain-out.  You can get covers for the hose, but if you are still bother it…"
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Terry James replied to Terry James's discussion First week with CPAP and it's not going well
"Thanks all for your responses! I am pleased to tell you that a lot of the symptoms are diminishing slowly - I am getting more sleep and the aerophagia has eased off quite a bit too. I am getting about 6-7 hours now with the ResMeD. Dry mouth is…"
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Grumpy replied to Terry James's discussion First week with CPAP and it's not going well
"Xylimelts help a great deal with dry mouth, available from hope2sleep far cheaper than anywhere else. Buy in bulk if you can afford it to save on p&p."
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John Wilkinson replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Frankie, I have been a hosehead now for about 14 months and I too had severe sleep apnea. I too struggled with my mask and head sores but my persistence has paid off. My apneas are now down to 9 from 44. My mind and memory is much sharper and I…"
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Feb 13
Frances Coiwn replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks for the warm welcome. Started CPAP therapy early December having been diagnosed with severe Sleep Apnea. Over the past 10 weeks or so I have slowly adapted to using CPAP, really struggleing at times with mask fit, the having the flu which…"
Feb 12
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Feb 12
Edam replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"I checked with my hospital but they dont supply Bipap,s to outpatients so looks like Im stuck with the S9"
Feb 9
SleepyHead posted a discussion

NHS or Private to get diagnosis to determine treatment

Hi,  With the help of a hope2sleep screening test indicating I may have moderate sleep apnea, I am hopefully going to get my GP to finally agree to refer me to a sleep specialist (I have been trying for 6 months).  I have some concerns over how long…See More
Feb 9
SleepyHead replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"I've learnt a lot in a short space of time through Hope2Sleep. Look forward to joining discussions on the forum."
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Bill Thomson replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Item now sold"
Feb 7
Glen Vaal replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"I look forward to your text with payment account details. Either is Ok. I will reply with my address. Regards, Glen"
Feb 7
Bill Thomson replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Glen - apologies for not replying sooner, but my phone died. I now have a temporary fix (the replacement should arrive today anyway) so I will text you. I have also sent a message via the forum, but they are limited to 200 characters."
Feb 7
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