This slide set guide prepares technicians for successful CPAP titration. It begins with basics of lung physiology and measurement of breathing. It includes a discussion of polysomnographic recording techniques and recognition of sleep related breathing disorders. The decision process involved in “split night” studies is reviewed with emphasis on Medicare guidelines. A sample algorithm for titration is provided. Advanced topics include the use of bi-level pressure and supplemental oxygen.
PowerPoint Slide Sets (6)
Exam Questions and Answers
AASM Practice Parameters and position statements
140 slides. ©2005 American Academy of Sleep Medicine