Officials at the Orange County, Calif-based Judy & Richard Voltmer Sleep Center make sleep health a priority throughout the many specialties at Hoag Memorial Hospital. Even in the population-dense region of Southern California, sleep labs used to be rare. When compared to 2011, sleep apnea awareness in the 1980s significantly trailed other conditions. Officials at Hoag … [Read more...] about California Dreaming
The Salter Labs BiNAPS and other select pressure transducers are utilized during sleep disorder studies to simultaneously measure respiratory airflow and snore pressure signals via a sleep diagnostic cannula. When titration to CPAP is initiated it previously required switching to a snore microphone/sensor. Now with the Salter Labs® SnoreTac™ Snore Sensing Adapter, all that is … [Read more...] about Don’t Neglect Snoring During CPAP Titration – SnoreTac Snore Sensing Adapter
Q4 2010 Sleep Apnea Re-Supply Orders up 75% Over Q4 2009 Graymark Healthcare Inc, the nation's second largest provider of diagnostic sleep services and an innovator in comprehensive care for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), serviced a record number of OSA patients in the fourth quarter of 2010, with a 16% increase in CPAP set-ups and a 75% increase in re-supply shipments, as … [Read more...] about Graymark Healthcare Treats Record Number of Patients in Q4 2010
At an average rate of 16 breaths a minute a CPAP user breathes out 7680 in an 8 hour sleep period. The CPAP mask will be coated with junk from user’s lungs and nose on an average 7680 times. Those junk on the mask can breed into Fungus, Yeast, E-Coli, MRSA, Bacteria, Mold, Viruses and more. How can a CPAP user sleep for the next night without cleaning the CPAP mask? Quick … [Read more...] about New CPAP Mask Cleaner that uses Nanotechnology
Inspire Medical Systems Inc has been given the go-ahead from regulators to sell the device in Europe and test it in the United States. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given its approval to begin testing the device for safety and efficacy among patients with moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea at several medical centers in the U. S. and Europe. Patients in the … [Read more...] about Investigational Implantable Sleep Apnea Device to be Tested in U.S.