What is ResMed S9 Elite?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: CPAP machine

The ResMed S9 Elite is a continuous positive airway pressure device with Easy-Breathe™ Expiratory Pressure Relief (EPR).  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
Sleep apnea disorder 6 7
Obstructive sleep apnea 5 6
Sleep apnea 2 1
Central sleep apnea 1 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
4
None
11

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with ResMed S9 Elite

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth 2
Nasal sores 2
Facial mask like expression 1
Restlessness (akathisia) 1
Uncomfortable 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using ResMed S9 Elite

Dosage Patients
8 hr daily 3
daily 2
6 hr daily 1
7 hr daily 1
9 hr daily 1
12 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking ResMed S9 Elite

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using ResMed S9 Elite

Duration

Currently using ResMed S9 Elite

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped using ResMed S9 Elite

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 12
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 6
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 4
< $25 8
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for ResMed S9 Elite.