CPAP 101: Expert Tips For Getting Started with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Machines

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  • sleep apnea. If adjustments to the equipment are not effective or not indicated and the MSLT is normal then workup for a mood disorder may be necessary.
  • Inspection of the CPAP equipment including checking the tubing for pinholes or leaks is important to confirm that you are being treated with the prescribed pressure.

 Dr. Helene A. Emsellem, director of the Center for Sleep and Wake Disorders in Chevy Chase, MD.