Device and method for nonclinical monitoring of breathing during sleep, control of CPAP treatment and preventing apnea

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PATENT NO 6398739
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09365643

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Patient may operate a CPAP system to deliver appropriate airway pressure home. A patient's apnea problem can be diagnosed at home without supervision with a CPAP device which delivers a continuously minimum appropriate pressure for substantially the entire period of therapy.

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RESMED LIMITEDBELLA VISTA NEW SOUTH WALES1030

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lynch, Christopher North Ryde, AU 29 1490
Sullivan, Colin E Birchgrove, AU 12 2170

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