Sleep Apnea: The Ultimate Guide 2020
Sleep apnea is a disease of the upper respiratory tract. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common form […]
Adaptive Servo-Ventilation In Sleep Apnea Treatment
If you have sleep apnea, you might have heard about adaptive servo-ventilation. What is adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV), though? And how is it used to treat sleep apnea? Today we will answer these question and dive further into the topic of ASV and its implementation in sleep apnea therapy.
What Is Polysomnography (PSG) and How Is It Used to Diagnose Osa?
Polysomnography (also called a sleep study test) is the main and most accurate sleep apnea test to date, capable of detecting different types of sleep disorders in just one night. This type of sleep test is one of the most complex tests in modern sleep medicine, although for the patient being tested the test itself […]
Why to Replace CPAP Mask Parts On a Regular Basis
Did you know that even if you’re using your CPAP machine every night, you might not be getting the most out of your sleep apnea therapy? Without proper cleaning and scheduled replacement of your CPAP mask parts, you will not be getting optimal results, which would instantly affect your daily life.
Qatar Government Makes Wearing Face Masks Compulsory
As of April 26 wearing protective masks against the coronavirus spread has become mandatory in Qatar. The local government made the wearing of face masks compulsory for several sectors, and non compliance with the new rule attracts up to 3 years imprisonment and a fine.
Sweden Enters Coronavirus Critical Phase: Wastewater Testing Introduced
As Sweden enters its Coronavirus critical phase, sewage wastewater becomes a focal point of understanding SARS-CoV-2. The country’s chief epidemiologist Anders Tegnell warned the Swedish public that a new intensive phase of the Coronavirus outbreak is headed their way. Testing the wastewater for presence of SARS-CoV-2 now plays a major part in the effort to better understand the virus’ reach among the general public.
Coronavirus Vaccine Tested in UK: ChAdOx1 nCoV-19
The prototype vaccine named ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 has been administered to 1,112 healthy volunteers, part of a University of Oxford vaccinated group. The clinical trial with the upcoming “Chadox” vaccine will produce definitive results about its effectiveness against the COVID-19 pandemic in 6 months time, when final assessment about its efficacy will be made.
Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street to lead Coronavirus response
Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street to lead Coronavirus response British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is back to Downing Street to take charge of the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Mr Johnson is to chair the regular morning cabinet meeting on the Coronavirus pandemic and later talk to government officials and ministers. The Prime minister […]
Oxygen Concentrators INOGEN Become Part of Coronavirus Response in US
Financial assistance of $ 2 million was committed by the American humanitarian organization Direct Relief for the purchase of oxygen concentrators Inogen. In addition to the financial help for oxygen concentrators to treat patients with the new coronavirus,
Camping With CPAP: How To Do It Properly
If you are considering packing your CPAP for trip to the great outdoors, do not be discouraged – it can be done. Although it may seem like a difficult task, camping with a CPAP is really not that challenging. Sure, your tent is not your comfy bed at home.
What You Should Know About CPAP Nasal Masks
Nasal CPAP masks are considered the best option for effective sleep apnea therapy. The benefits of using a nasal model instead of a full-face masks are indeed numerous, but not many patients are educated about them.