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March 2010 Articles (6)

Resmed Bi-Level Terminology

Bilevel Terminology

  • IPAP (inspiratory positive airway pressure) - The pressure delivered to assist the patient when inhaling
  • EPAP (expiratory positive airway pressure) - The pressure delivered when the patient is exhaling. Naturally this pressure is less than IPAP because the patient breathes against it. For many conditions EPAP is necessary for airway patency
  • Maximum IPAP time (maximum time a device will deliver IPAP) - Most…

Added by Judy on March 27, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Resmed ResScan Definitions, Abbreviations, Terminology

ResScan 3.7 Terms & Definitions

Usage = the time that a patient receives therapy from the device

Used days > X hours Y minutes = total number of days where daily usage exceeded the compliance threshold

% Used days > X hours Y minutes = calculates the percentage of used days out of the total number of days selected

Total hours used = total patient usage of a selected…


Added by Judy on March 26, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

How to consult in person with Dr. Mueller

Dr. Mueller is the Medical Director of:

Cardiovascular Diagnostics, PC

Medical Associates of New York

401 E. 55 St.

New York, NY 10022-4103

t: 212.593.9800

On Staff at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Campus

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Elected Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, and many others

Voted one of the Best Doctors, New York Metro Area (Castle… Continue

Added by richard mueller, md, facc, facp on March 21, 2010 at 8:10am — No Comments

about R. Mueller, MD, FACC, FACP

I'm a cardiologist in Midtown Manhattan with an interest in sleep apnea as it pertains to the heart. Cardiovascular repercussions of sleep apnea are plentiful and this is an active area of research. Many cardiologists are not attuned to the effects of sleep apnea on the heart, but that is changing recently for the better. I am board certified in 6 fields: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Echocardiography, Lipidology, Vascular Medicine, and Phlebology (venous disease), as well as certified in… Continue

Added by richard mueller, md, facc, facp on March 21, 2010 at 8:07am — 2 Comments

Mild-Moderate Sleep Apnea

One must understand that mild-to-moderate sleep apnea may be successfully treated with a custom made oral appliance. The reported success rate is >85% with one-year compliance @ >85%. Too often an oral appliance is over-looked and only considered when CPAP cannot be tolerated. When in fact, oral appliance therapy should be recommended for the initial treatment of mild-to-moderate sleep apnea.

On the other hand, severe sleep apnea should be treated…


Added by dr. martin bassiur on March 16, 2010 at 1:18pm — 5 Comments

What are the causes of Snoring and Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Jonathan Greenburg is one of the leading experts in the field of snoring and Sleep Apnea. He is presenting a series of articles to help you better understand the causes, effects, and proper successful treatment of snoring and Sleep Apnea.

Causes of Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Well if you think about it, what happens if you have a big tongue in a small mouth? The majority of patients I have…


Added by Dr. Jonathan Greenburg on March 11, 2010 at 7:06pm — No Comments

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