Histogram And Pap Downloads Quiz

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Histogram And Pap Downloads Quiz

A fun and short 8 question quiz that goes over histograms and PAP downloads.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the MOST likely cause of the patients sleep complaint of hypersomnolence?
    • A. 

      OSA

    • B. 

      Narcolepsy

    • C. 

      PLMD

    • D. 

      Nocturnal Hypoxemia

  • 2. 
    Using the histogram, what would be the BEST initial pressure setting for the patient?
    • A. 

      CPAP of 16 cm H2O

    • B. 

      Bilevel 20/16 cm H2O

    • C. 

      APAP 6min / 13max cm H2O

    • D. 

      Supplemental O2

  • 3. 
    PAP DOWNLOAD DATA(3 weeks)USAGE
    • Usage days - 23 days (78%)
    • >= 4 hours - 18 days (60%)
    • < 4 hours - 5 days (17%)
    • Average per day: 3 hours 55 minutes
    • Median per day: 4 hours 10 minutes
    THERAPY  APAP 5-10 cm H2O
    • Pressure    median 6.1     95th percentile 7.7    maximum 8.8
    • Leaks l/min     median 0.6     95th percentile 10.6     maximum 14.8
    • AHI 4.1     central AI 0.2     obstructive AI 0.1
     To optimize PAP treatment, you should advise the patient to:
    • A. 

      Increase time using PAP each night.

    • B. 

      Change to CPAP.

    • C. 

      Increase humidification.

    • D. 

      Tighten mask to improve leakage.

  • 4. 
    PAP DOWNLOAD DATA (3 weeks)USAGE
    • Usage days - 23 days (78%)
    • >= 4 hours - 18 days (60%)
    • < 4 hours - 5 days (17%)
    • Average per day: 3 hours 55 minutes
    • Median per day: 4 hours 10 minutes
    THERAPY  APAP 5-10 cm H2O
    • Pressure    median 6.1     95th percentile 7.7    maximum 8.8
    • Leaks l/min     median 0.6     95th percentile 10.6     maximum 14.8
    • AHI 4.1      central AI 0.2      obstructive AI 0.1
    Using the above information what would be the most beneficial thing to discuss with the patient?
    • A. 

      Opportunity for improved outcomes through self-management.

    • B. 

      Concerns that inadequate interface seal is causing excessive leak.

    • C. 

      A recommendation to speak with their physician about increasing pressure.

    • D. 

      Recommend discontinuing PAP therapy since their AHI is less than 5.

  • 5. 
    Using the histogram, what is the MOST LIKELY explanation of the abnormal sleep architecture?
    • A. 

      REM rebound due to successful treatment of respiratory events.

    • B. 

      Sleep maintenance insomnia.

    • C. 

      Leg movements causing increased arousals from sleep.

    • D. 

      Long WASO time.

  • 6. 
    Using the histogram, the patients sleep latency is:
    • A. 

      Normal.

    • B. 

      Reduced.

    • C. 

      Increased.

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined.

  • 7. 
    What is the MOST LIKELY cause of the increased time spent in N1 during the first half of the histogram?
    • A. 

      PLMD

    • B. 

      Sleep-disordered breathing causing brief arousals from sleep.

    • C. 

      Snoring.

    • D. 

      Adjustment phase of PAP therapy.

  • 8. 
    PAP DOWNLOAD DATATHERAPY  APAP 8-14 cm H2O
    • Pressure cm H2O    median 11.5      95th percentile 14     maximum 14
    • Leaks l/min     median 30.4      95th percentile 40.7      maximum 60.3
    • AHI 7.5     central AI 0.2      obstructive AI 8.7
    Using the data above, what is the MOST LIKELY cause of the patients complaint of eye irritation and increased awakenings when using PAP therapy?
    • A. 

      Poor mask seal.

    • B. 

      Pressure not theraputic.

    • C. 

      Pressure too high.

    • D. 

      Humidification set too low.