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by Pugsy
Wed Oct 20, 2021 7:01 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Therapy Consistency
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Therapy Consistency

golfgame wrote:
Tue Oct 19, 2021 12:41 pm
I am unable to attach the Oscar Stat report, is there a limit to the file size to upload.
Yes...1 MB file size limit to use attachment feature of the forum software.
by Pugsy
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Therapy Consistency
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Therapy Consistency

Miss E asked for the Overview page....not the statistics page.
Click on "Overview" tab in OSCAR...then go down to the lower left corner and set the date parameters she suggested.
by Pugsy
Tue Oct 19, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: pressure response on Airsense 11
Replies: 6
Views: 88

Re: pressure response on Airsense 11

ResMed has never really explained in much detail the whole flow limitation thing. So I can't answer your questions. Sorry. About all I have is this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gie2dhqP2c In general snores and Flow Limitations are considered early signs of an impending airway collapse and...
by Pugsy
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: What is your biggest CPAP struggle?
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: What is your biggest CPAP struggle?

CPAP veteran here of 12 plus years. I have forgotten most of my struggles because I sorted them out fairly easily. I was one of the lucky ones. Took to cpap like a duck to water. But I would like to mention one thing.....actually take time to listen to your patients and what they are actually saying...
by Pugsy
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: pressure response on Airsense 11
Replies: 6
Views: 88

Re: pressure response on Airsense 11

Most likely responding to snores and flow limitations.
Since you didn't include the other graphs...a guess but an educated guess.

Need to see the big picture....it usually offers more answers.

viewtopic/t158560/How-to-post-images-for-review.html
by Pugsy
Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: pressure difference with new mask?
Replies: 21
Views: 561

Re: pressure difference with new mask?

Redstormsju wrote:
Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:39 pm
What graphs should I have up on OSCAR for posting on this forum?
Take a look here. Start with the basics.

viewtopic/t158560/How-to-post-images-for-review.html
by Pugsy
Tue Oct 19, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Can CPAP cause tongue sores?
Replies: 11
Views: 150

Re: Can CPAP cause tongue sores?

No....No... No and No.
CPAP usage isn't the cause.

Look elsewhere.
by Pugsy
Tue Oct 19, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Fellow Aussies - Philips Dreamstation refund
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: Fellow Aussies - Philips Dreamstation refund

Aussies are famous for bragging about their great consumer protection laws, while complaining about how much more expensive goods are. Yep. Case in point as to why so many Aussies end up ordering cpap machines from the US. :lol: Nothing in life is ever free....we all pay for everything we get in on...
by Pugsy
Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: CPAP usage restrictions in Hospital
Replies: 19
Views: 481

Re: CPAP usage restrictions in Hospital

ATTENTION: Stay on topic and the topic isn't the promotion of anti vaccination bullshit in case anyone is wondering. Believe whatever misinformation you want to believe but keep it to yourself. Take that sort of talk elsewhere. It's not welcome here. Getting the vaccine does NOT void someone's insur...
by Pugsy
Mon Oct 18, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Non-mouth breather suddenly has dry mouth with new APAP
Replies: 14
Views: 201

Re: Non-mouth breather suddenly has dry mouth with new APAP

In this situation....S9 to AirSense ...not changing brands. I didn't understand if the 7.2 on the S9 was fixed or not but if it had been me and going to auto from fixed (and staying in same brand) I wouldn't be hard nosed about the "one change at a time" thing. Without seeing what all the 7.2 result...
by Pugsy
Mon Oct 18, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: AHI comparison to home sleep study results
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: AHI comparison to home sleep study results

Ahhhh.
Otherwise known as RDI or Respiratory Disturbance Index
http://adventures-in-hosehead-land.blog ... -test.html
by Pugsy
Mon Oct 18, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: How is my wife doing based upon these two screenshots from OSCAR
Replies: 29
Views: 3872

Re: How is my wife doing based upon these two screenshots from OSCAR

More humidity can also reduce congestion. Setting of 4 is very middle of the road. If a hot steamy shower helps her breathe better for a little while....then if wanting to experiment I would increase humidity a bit as first experiment. My nose is happiest with max humidity. Julie doesn't seem to nee...
by Pugsy
Mon Oct 18, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: AHI comparison to home sleep study results
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: AHI comparison to home sleep study results

Are you sure Respiratory Index???
Is it maybe RI and someone assumed Respiratory Index??

ResMed's ApneaLink home sleep study reports do use RI term but it is Risk Indicator.

see what I said here

https://www.cpaptalk.com/viewtopic.php? ... r#p1397028
by Pugsy
Mon Oct 18, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Phantom? Chemical Smell
Replies: 9
Views: 194

Re: Phantom? Chemical Smell

I know the odds are slim but I would get a Covid taste just as a precaution. Weird sense of smell or loss of and/or taste....symptoms of Covid. That said there are other health conditions that mess with the sense of smell and we all know that smell and taste are intertwined and if this continues I w...
by Pugsy
Mon Oct 18, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Phantom? Chemical Smell
Replies: 9
Views: 194

Re: Phantom? Chemical Smell

I would take it back. Tell them it stinks and it wasn't new anyway. There's a reason it was returned to them with 5K hours on it. Don't let the DME succeed in pulling a fast one on you. Way too many hours to be sold as new. Medicare paid the "new machine" price....not the used machine price and it i...