Delta setting

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Delta setting

Post by KristineL » Wed Sep 21, 2022 3:44 pm

Hello- I was curious if ‘Delta’ setting on a prescription means Pressure Support? Thanks!

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Re: Delta setting

Post by zonker » Wed Sep 21, 2022 5:09 pm

KristineL wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 3:44 pm
Hello- I was curious if ‘Delta’ setting on a prescription means Pressure Support? Thanks!
welcome to the zoo!

while we wait for the smart folk to show up, here's a glossary of terms-

https://www.cpapsupplyusa.com/blog/post ... efinitions

seems like a stage of sleep.
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Re: Delta setting

Post by robysue1 » Wed Sep 21, 2022 5:23 pm

KristineL wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 3:44 pm
Hello- I was curious if ‘Delta’ setting on a prescription means Pressure Support? Thanks!
Can you write the whole script down for us?

Or even better, scan it and block out the personal identifying information and post the image?

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Re: Delta setting

Post by palerider » Wed Sep 21, 2022 6:37 pm

KristineL wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 3:44 pm
Hello- I was curious if ‘Delta’ setting on a prescription means Pressure Support? Thanks!
"delta" is not a commonly used term in the sleep apnea/respiratory treatment arena.

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Re: Delta setting

Post by chunkyfrog » Wed Sep 21, 2022 7:05 pm

Non-standard terminology . . .
An attempt to prevent the patient from comparing notes?
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Re: Delta setting

Post by ozij » Wed Sep 21, 2022 10:36 pm

In mathematics, "Delta" stands for the difference between two numbers.

Presssure support is the difference between inhale and exhale.
KristineL wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 3:44 pm
Hello- I was curious if ‘Delta’ setting on a prescription means Pressure Support? Thanks!
I think you're right.
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Re: Delta setting

Post by KristineL » Thu Sep 22, 2022 7:34 am

Good morning!

It won’t let me add a picture. It’s says file is too big. But here are the settings on the prescription:

Max IPAP: 14
Min EPAP: 10
Max Delta: 4

Thank you everyone!

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Re: Delta setting

Post by robysue1 » Thu Sep 22, 2022 8:00 am

KristineL wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 7:34 am
Good morning!

It won’t let me add a picture. It’s says file is too big. But here are the settings on the prescription:

Max IPAP: 14
Min EPAP: 10
Max Delta: 4

Thank you everyone!
In that description, it sure looks like Delta means PS.

What kind of a machine are you using? Or are you still waiting to get the machine?

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Re: Delta setting

Post by zonker » Thu Sep 22, 2022 4:00 pm

KristineL wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 7:34 am


It won’t let me add a picture. It’s says file is too big. But here are the settings on the prescription:

as an aside, forum has difficulties with hosting images. would recommend you use a free imaging hosting website like imgur.com then link to the pics here.
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Re: Delta setting

Post by raisedfist » Wed Sep 28, 2022 5:54 am

Yes, delta is a term used in the respiratory world...not very common unless a sleep physician who is board certified in pulmonology, or a respiratory therapist.

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