What is System One CPAP machine?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: CPAP machine

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) delivers air into your airway through a specially designed nasal mask or pillows. The flow of air creates enough pressure when you inhale to keep your airway open. CPAP is considered the most effective nonsurgical treatment for snoring and sleep apnea.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Obstructive sleep apnea 10 7
Sleep apnea disorder 10 10
Central sleep apnea 2 3
Fatigue 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 5
Mild 2
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with System One CPAP machine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Chest pain 1
Headaches in morning 1
Itchy nose 1
Pressure headaches 1
Waking up during the night 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using System One CPAP machine

Dosage Patients Percentage
12 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking System One CPAP machine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped using System One CPAP machine

Duration

Currently using System One CPAP machine

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using System One CPAP machine

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 10
Usually 5
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 6
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 3
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 4
Not specified 7
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1 patient evaluation for System One CPAP machine

Aug 13, 2016 (Started Apr 28, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obstructive sleep apnea)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: I have had to get use to using my CPAP! But it has been well worth it! I have more energy and do get as sleepy during the day!

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