Helpful Links

           

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

PAP PRODUCTS

ResMed Products
Respironics Products

 

USER MANUAL LINKS – Manufacturer specific

PAP PRODUCTS
Comfort Care Pad Fitting & Care
Fisher & Paykel HealthCare User Guides
ResMed S9 CPAP device operation, filters and cleaning
ResMed User Guides
ResMed User Tutorials
Respironics Manuals & Literature
Respironics BiPAP Auto SV
Respironics BiPAP ST
Respironics M Series
Respironics M Series Auto
Respironics M Series BiPAP Auto
Respironics M Series BiPAP Plus
Respironics M Series REMStar
Respironics M Series REMstar Auto with A-Flex
Respironics M Series PAP Quickstart Guide
Respironics M Series REMstar w/C flex  Quickstart Guide
Respironics M Series Heated Humidifier
Respironics REMstar Auto A Flex
Respironics REMstar Plus C-Flex
Respironics REMstar Pro C Flex +
Respironics System One Heated Humdifier
Respironics System One PAP Quickstart Guide

 
OXYGEN EQUIIPMENT
Invacare HomeFill II Compressor
Invacare Platinum 5 Oxygen Concentrator
Respironics EverGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator
Respironics Millennium Oxygen Concentrator
Respironics EverFlow Oxygen Concentrator

 

NEBULIZER COMPRESSORS
Respironics Inspiration Elite Compressor Nebulizer System
Respironics Mini Elite Battery
Respironics Mini Elite Compressor Nebulizer System
Respironics Sidestreen Disposable Nebulizer

 

CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS

PAP PRODUCTS
ResMed Humidifier Disinfection
ResMed Mask Cleaning
Respironics Mask Cleaning & Disinfecting Guides

 

HEALTH STUDIES

OXYGEN EQUIPMENT
Ambulatory Oxygen Therapy, Exercise & Survival with Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

 

OTHER SLEEP INFORMATION SITES
American Sleep Apnea Association
National Sleep Foundation
National Women’s Health Resource Center
Obesity Action Coalition
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
Sleep Apnea Info.com
Your Sleep – American Sleep Apnea Association
SleepNet
Washington Support Groups – AWAKE Network
CPAP Advise
Apnea Support Forum – American Sleep Apnea Association
Sleep Apnea – National Institute of Health
Sleep Apnea Guide

 

YOU TUBE & OTHER VIDEOS

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL
Alcohol and Sleep – 0:26
Benefits of Sleep – 6:13
Brain Activity During REM Sleep – 0:29
Caffeine and Sleep – 0:43
Changes in the Body During Sleep – 0:43
Discussing Sleep with your Doctor – 0:42
Drowsy Driving – 0:42
Factors that Affect Performance 1:43
Sleep Deprivation and Cardiovascular Risk – 0:31
Sleep Disorders Screening Survey
Sleep and Dreams 1:11
Sleep and Health – 0:36
Sleep and Judgment – 1:06
Sleep, Learning and Memory – 1:52
Sleep Study & Memory – 0:43
What to Expect from a Sleep Evaluation – 1:39
Why Sleep Matters – 6:13

 

MAYO CLINIC
Sleep Apnea and Heart Attack – Mayo Clinic – 1:30
Sleep Apnea and Heart Attack – 2:08
Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease Risk – 0:25
Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease Risk – 1:30
Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease Risk – 0:16
Sleep Apnea and Heart Study – 2:22

 

UNDERSTANDING SLEEP
Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea Video – 2:46
How Sleep Works:  Understanding the Restorative Process – 1:56 minutes
Sleep Apnea not just an adult disorder – 4:19  (Children’s Hospital)
Top Sleep Rule for Waking Up Refreshed – 2:11
Why Cigarettes, Cafeine, and Alcohol Disrupt Sleep – 1:01
Why Light at Night Disrupts your Sleep -  0.57
Your Sleep Cycles (Health Guru Tip) 1:01

 

QUALITY OF LIFE
CPAP for sleep Apnea:  You’ll Wish You’d Tried it Sooner – 1:43
Introduction to Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Living with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA – 4:42
Living with Sleep Apnea – 2:54
Living with Sleep Apnea – part 1 – 8:03
Living with Sleep Apnea – Part 2 – 3:15
Living with Sleep Apnea – 2:29
Sleep Apnea and CPAP- 1:25
Sleep Medicine on Living Smart with Patricia Gras – 26:49
Welcome to CPAP Therapy

 

HEALTH RISKS OF UNTREATED SLEEP DISORDERS
Sleep Apnea & Stroke – 5:34
Too Little Sleep Can Hurt Health – 3:07 – NEWS

Diabetes
Obesity & Diabetes May cause obstructive sleep apnea – 1:33 - NEWS
Quality Factor in Type 2 Diabetes
Sleep Apnea and Diabetes – 2:11
A Link between sleep apnea and Diabetes Confirmed – 2:13 – Dr. Park
Sleep Quality Factor in Type 2 Diabetes – 0:38

Heart Diseases
A new link between sleep apnea and heart disease
Researchers Find Potential Heart Disease, Sleep Apnea Link – 1:36
Sleep your way to lower blood pressure – 6:17
Sleep Apnea & Stoke – 2:33 – NEWS

Obesity
Obesity & Diabetes May cause obstructive sleep apnea – 1:33 - NEWS
Sleep Apnea and Obesity – 1:15 – Dr. Shawn Clecko
Sleep & Weight Loss – 1:54 - NEWS

 

SLEEP STUDY – WHAT TO EXPECT
Facility Sleep Test – 4:31
Introduction to the Sleep Lab:  Sleep Apnea Diagnosis – 5:30
What to expect during and after your sleep study

 

CPAP HELP
Comfort Care Pad Fitting & Care
End Claustrophobia and Anxiety with CPAP
Get rid of burping and gas with CPAP
Sleep Better with CPAP Pillow for sleep apnea – 1:24
CPAP VS.Auto-Titrating CPAP
Problems with CPAP not being effective.
Stroke CPAP Mask Free CPAP Placement Advise