Using Sleepy Head To View CPAP Data

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Using Sleepy Head To View CPAP Data

Post by richardpachubs » Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:37 am

I wanted to pass along a quick link to a video that I did that shows the Sleepy Head software in action. I'm using a Philips Respironics CPAP machine with a nose mask to create the data, and My Mac with the Sleepy Head software to actually view it.

http://richardpac.hubpages.com/video/Accessing-Your-Sleep-Apnea-From-Your-Phillips-Respironics-Machine-For-Free-Using-SleepyHead

I struggled to find a decent software package for the CPAP data and certainly didn't want to spend the cash on the ENcore Pro software. Hopefully this can help out a few others as well.

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Re: Using Sleepy Head To View CPAP Data

Post by Suzjohnson » Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:28 am

Thanks for the great video! I've been using Sleepyhead 3 days now and the video clarified a few things for me. Should be helpful for other new users as well.

Suzanne

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Re: Using Sleepy Head To View CPAP Data

Post by richardpachubs » Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:21 pm

My pleasure! Hopefully others can find the data useful! I plan on doing a few other videos related to this software as well.

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Re: Using Sleepy Head To View CPAP Data

Post by Drowsy Dancer » Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:19 am

Nicely done. The only thing I would suggest you add for newbies is a demonstration, on the "Daily" screen, of expanding the "Flow Rate" graphic so that the individual breaths aren't all mushed together.

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Re: Using Sleepy Head To View CPAP Data

Post by Suzjohnson » Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:38 am

Drowsy Dancer wrote:Nicely done. The only thing I would suggest you add for newbies is a demonstration, on the "Daily" screen, of expanding the "Flow Rate" graphic so that the individual breaths aren't all mushed together.

Good idea! Someone had posted a description of how to do that but it took a while for me to get it right. I learn much more quickly from a visual presentation than from a written one.

Suz

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Re: Using Sleepy Head To View CPAP Data

Post by Sir NoddinOff » Wed May 30, 2012 11:06 am

Great video on Sleepyhead. It's fun to compare ResMed's software video and with Sleepyheads' and study how different programs display the results and allow the user to manipulate the data. Such a lot of creativity, somewhat confusing to a beginner, but these videos are a BIG help in getting one's head around it all.

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