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Sleep Apnea and Cpap - A User's Manual by a User
by Bruce Stein


Overview - CPAP and Sleep Apnea - A User's Manual By a User is for individuals who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and use either CPAP or BiPAP. It is a very practical guide to improve the ease of day to day use including travel. After over 11 years of using BiPAP, the author used his medical and research training and the inventiveness of his profession (patent law) to solve most of the same problems any user encounters which makes the individuals daily use much easier and more therapeutic.  Read more...

 
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Overview
CPAP and Sleep Apnea - A User's Manual By a User is for individuals who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and use either CPAP or BiPAP. It is a very practical guide to improve the ease of day to day use including travel. After over 11 years of using BiPAP, the author used his medical and research training and the inventiveness of his profession (patent law) to solve most of the same problems any user encounters which makes the individuals daily use much easier and more therapeutic. You don't have to reinvent the best way to use your equipment, just follow his advice. The very useful topics he covers includes getting the mask to fit properly; preventing the tube from getting caught in the sheets and bedding; improving the method of connecting the mask to the tube to the point it is so easy it can be done with one hand; providing a list of over-the-counter pharmaceuticals that help you breath better when using CPAP; providing a check list for travel of items not used at home but may be needed when traveling so use is as easy as at home regardless of the lodging; discussion of humidifier use and tube sheaths; developing a method to ensuring that mask and humidifier parts are not left at home when traveling; suggestions on washing your mask pieces and tube; explaining why to save old tubes and masks for pieces; disclosing how to have your CPAP operate normally during power outages and explaining why it is necessary to keep good records. In addition, the author includes many pictures of how he uses his system when traveling based on his experience in about 35 states as well as foreign travel in the UK, France and New Zealand/Australia as well as on two cruises. An added extra is the explanation of how the "quickie" nap refreshes tired sleep apnea individuals and can be worked into a daily routine. It is not a book about the medical aspects of sleep apnea nor about the technical aspects of how CPAP works. It is a book for those who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and for whom CPAP or BiPAP was prescribed as the recommended treatment.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780983199120
  • ISBN-10: 0983199124
  • Publisher: Kalamazoo Publishing
  • Publish Date: August 2011
  • Page Count: 91
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.37 pounds


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