Patient Called To Report Sleepiness
Patient called to report that he doesn't feel any benefit of CPAP therapy and wants to stop using the device
How to detect
How to analyze
Residual AHI fell below 5 / h. Patient felt less sleepy and finally accepted CPAP therapy well
How to solve
Analysis of therapy calendar revealed a residual moderate AHI with an unexpected number of obstructive apneas
CPAP pressure was increased the day after from 8 cmH2O to 9,5 cmH2O via telesetting
After 5 days of therapy, patient called to report continued sleepiness and wants to stop therapy