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May 2009 Articles (8)

Air leakage from Resmed Ultra Mirage.

I have been using my CPAP machine for about 2 years now and have found it of benefit. Lately however I have noticed what appears to be excessive air leakage from the mask through 2 small holes about 3mm wide at the bottom of the mask. I don't know whether these holes had small plugs put into them that have since fallen out but the air leaking seems quite substantial and very noisy and off putting when trying to sleep. Shoultd I just block them off or should they be kept open. Hope someone can… Continue

Added by Thomas Stevenson on May 29, 2009 at 4:28am — 3 Comments

Titration Guidelines

Clinical guidelines for the manual titration of positive airway pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.


J Clin Sleep Med 2008;4(2):157-71.

Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, 401 Quarry Road, Suite 3301, Stanford, CA 94305-5730, USA


Positive airway pressure (PAP) devices are used to treat patients with sleep related… Continue

Added by Judy on May 15, 2009 at 11:56pm — 1 Comment

Apnea del Sueno

Que es la Apnea del Sueno

apnea del sueno
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Added by The SleepGuide Crew on May 12, 2009 at 7:01pm — No Comments

HIPAA And A Patient's Rights To Their Medical Records

I provide this URL first as it provides access to individual states laws

This site provides some information on the limitations to access to copies of your medical records at one university

Some of which… Continue

Added by Judy on May 4, 2009 at 10:55am — No Comments

Resmed Headquarters in Belle Vista, NSW, Australia and Some Resmed History

Here are some pictures my good friend, dsm, from cpaptalk's forum took during his visit to Resmed's headquarters in Belle Vista, NSW, Australia.


History notes

This material was submitted to Standards Australia by ResMed for the 2006 Australian Design Awards judging and… Continue

Added by Judy on May 3, 2009 at 11:41pm — 2 Comments

What Every Apnean Should Know


After your sleep evaluation study did anyone set down with you with the printed results and explain them to you? Did you want them to?

After your xPAP titration study did anyone sit down with you with the printed results and explain them to you? Did you want them to?

Were you given a printed copy of your results with graphs (5+ pages) or just the doctor's dictated report (1-2 pages) or neither?

Do you know what an xPAP is? An APAP? A… Continue

Added by Judy on May 3, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

History of RPSGTs

Re-posting this history of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPSGTs) from a Discussion started by Dave Hargett, who is a member of the Board of Directors of the BRPT:

"Peter McGregor is RPSGT registry number 1, from June 1979. This year the BRPT (Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists) celebrates it's 30th birthday as the credentialing agency for the RPSGT credential. In that 30 years there have been about 14,000 persons who have become RPSGTs.

My… Continue

Added by The SleepGuide Crew on May 3, 2009 at 2:58pm — 2 Comments

Excellent Resmed Sleep Apnea Video

This is one of the best explanatory videos I've seen on sleep disordered breathing (sleep apnea)

If that doesn't bring it up try these two… Continue

Added by Judy on May 2, 2009 at 11:44am — No Comments

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