[Novalug] more on sleep apnea devices

Fredrik Nyman fredrik.nyman@gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 17:41:32 EDT 2011

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2011/8/27 Beartooth <beartooth@beartooth.info>:
> On Sat, 27 Aug 2011, Beartooth wrote:
>>> And no, a pulse oximeter doesn't necessarily need an OS.  You could
>>> implement it as a simple data logger recording to flash or
>>> transmitting the data wirelessly or just do some math on the measured
>>> data and displaying the results on a LCD.
>>        I can believe that; but how about the CPAP and APAP
>> machines I linked to??
> http://www.cpaptalk.com/wiki/index.php/Category:CPAP_Machines says, inter
> alia :
> It helps enormously to have software so you can responsibly self-manage your
> therapy, with your doctor’s support, and monitor mask leaks and machine
> performance and track results. Using a PAP machine without software is like
> driving a car without a windshield and without an instrument panel.
> --
> Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
> What do they know of country, who only country know?

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