Sleep Apnea Therapy Software User Manual

Sleep Apnea Therapy Software User Manual
Sleep Apnea Therapy
Software User Manual
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Notices
Revised
Sleep Apnea Therapy Software User Manual 103392 Rev B
Published February 8, 2013 and supersedes all previous versions.
Notice
The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice.
Trademark
Somnetics® and Transcend® are registered trademarks of Somnetics International, Inc.;
all rights reserved.
Copyright
© Copyright 2013 Somnetics International, Inc.; all rights reserved.
Contact Somnetics International, Inc.
Corporate headquarters
Somnetics International, Inc.
Email
[email protected]
Web
http://www.mytranscend.com/
Telephone
651.621.1800
Toll-free telephone
877.621.9626
Fax
651.204.0064
Somnetics International, Inc.
33 5th Avenue NW, Suite 500
New Brighton, Minnesota 55112 USA
Authorized Representative (MDD 93/42/EEC)
Methodize Europe
Drieblad 11
NL-2811EG Reeuwijk
The Netherlands
Telephone +31 6 2129 4150l
Rx Only
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About this user guide
Note This user guide is designed to be duplex-printed (printed on both sides of each
sheet). If not printed in this manner, you will find blank pages in your printout.
Note For purposes of this manual, some software screen images may differ from the
actual screen display. This is only for clear printing and on-screen display of this
manual.
Important notes
The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice.
Note
Indicates a tip or feature to aid efficient operation of the device.
General Guidelines and Precautions
This section contains information that is essential for safe operation of this product. Read
and understand these instructions before using this product or any optional equipment.
For more warning instructions, refer to additional materials supplied with the device.
Somnetics products are designed and manufactured for use in conjunction with
accessories supplied and recommended by Somnetics. Accessories designed by other
manufacturers have not been tested and should not be used with Somnetics products.
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Contents
Introduction .............................................................................................. 1
Installation ................................................................................................ 2
System requirements ..........................................................................................2
Installation procedure ..........................................................................................3
Using the Sleep Apnea Therapy Software .................................................. 6
Common procedures ...........................................................................................8
View compliance data .....................................................................................9
Email compliance data to clinician................................................................... 12
Adjusting data in compliance reports .............................................................. 13
View/send a device fault log .......................................................................... 15
Reset a device fault ...................................................................................... 16
Exit the program .......................................................................................... 16
Introduction
The Somnetics Sleep Apnea Therapy
software is intended for use by both
patients and clinicians.
Patients may use the program to view the
therapy settings programmed into their
device by their clinician, view the therapy
history stored in the device, and send
compliance data to their clinician.
In addition to the above, clinicians may use
the program to view, set, or modify the
device settings; calibrate the device; or
retrieve compliance data from the device.
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Installation
This section includes instructions for installing the Sleep Apnea Therapy software.
•
System requirements
•
Installation procedure
System requirements
The Sleep Apnea Therapy software is installed from a CD-ROM, which contains a setup
program to help guide you through the setup and installation process. Before installing the
software, ensure that the following minimum computer system requirements are met:
•
Operating system: Windows XP, Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit), or Windows 8 (32-bit
or 64-bit)
•
Available USB port
•
512MB of RAM (the software can be installed on systems that do not meet this
requirement; however, speed and performance may be compromised)
•
Video settings of at least 1024 x 768, and at least 32-bit color (lower settings might
impair readability)
Note You must have administrator privileges in order to install this software, update this
software, or restore the patient database. Administrator privileges are not required
to operate the software.
Note Install the software before connecting the device USB cable to the computer.
Note Some antivirus software may interfere with software installation. If difficulties arise
during installation, consult an IT professional about disabling antivirus software
during installation.
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Installation procedure
Follow these steps to install the Sleep Apnea Therapy software.
Note: You must have administration privileges to install this software. For questions
regarding administration privileges refer to an IT professional.
1.
Log in to the computer on which the
software will be installed. Close all
other open programs before
installation.
2.
Insert the Sleep Apnea Therapy
software CD into your computer disk
drive. If you do not have the software
installation CD the software can be
downloaded from
www.mytranscend.com/resources.
3.
The install wizard will verify the setup
package.
Note: If you are updating existing
Transcend software you will be
instructed to uninstall your current
version of software before installing
an updated version.
Select Next> to proceed.
4.
Select your language from the menu
and click OK.
5.
A dialog box similar to the one shown
will appear notifying the user that the
installation setup is ready to begin.
6.
Click Next> to begin the installation.
Note Software and Transcend user manual updates can be download at
http://www.mytranscend.com/resources
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A destination folder for software
installation will be recommended. To
change the selected destination folder
click Change and enter a new
destination.
Click Next> to continue.
8.
The install program will automatically
name the program folder. To change
the name of the folder, simply type a
new file name in the text box.
9.
To allow software access to all users,
select Anyone who uses this
computer. To restrict access to you
only select Only for me.
Click Next> to continue.
10.
A window will appear confirming the
installation settings. Click <Back to
edit the settings or Cancel to exit.
Click Next> to continue with
installation.
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11.
The Sleep Apnea Therapy Software
will now initiate installation. A
progress bar will appear indicating
installation progress.
12.
Windows must be restarted to apply
the changes to your computer
following successful installation. To
restart Windows automatically click
Finish. To restart at a later time
uncheck the Restart Now box, then
click Finish.
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Using the Sleep Apnea Therapy Software
Note You must have the device connected to your computer with the USB cable in order
to view compliance data.
Note You must close all other open programs before launching the Transcend Sleep
Apnea Therapy Software.
1.
2.
There are two ways to launch the Sleep Apnea Therapy software:
♦
Choose StartProgramsSomneticsSleep Apnea Therapy
SoftwareSleep Apnea Therapy Software.
♦
Double-click the Somnetics Sleep Apnea Therapy Software
icon on your computer desktop.
The program opens with a Welcome
screen similar to the one shown here.
From this window you have the option
to select a different language.
Note If the Transcend device is in a fault
state, the program displays a fault
message when you connect the device
to the computer with the USB cable
and launch the Sleep Apnea Therapy
software.
See Reset a device fault for more
information.
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3.
Click Patient.
4.
The program displays a patient screen
(Fig 1). See Common procedures
for information on how to carry out
the most common procedures.
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Common procedures
This section presents information about the following common procedures:
•
View compliance data
•
Email compliance data to clinician
•
Adjusting data in compliance reports
•
View/send a device fault log
•
Reset a device fault
•
Exit the program
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View compliance data
Follow these steps to view compliance data.
1.
With a device powered and connected
to the computer with the USB cable:
•
Click Patient.
•
Click View Patient Compliance (Fig 1).
2.
The program retrieves the available
compliance data and displays a
Compliance Overview screen (Fig 2).
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The Compliance Overview screen
shows the following information:
♦
Compliance Summary
The Compliance Summary section shows an analysis of the compliance data
for the period selected: date range, average hours/night, median
hours/night, 90th Percentile Pressure, 95th Percentile Pressure, days of
therapy use.
♦
Patient Therapy Settings
The Patient Therapy Information section shows the therapy settings in use
for the period selected: Therapy pressure (minimum/ maximum/ starting),
Ramp starting pressure, Ramp duration, and EZEXTM setting.
♦
Therapy Pressure Summary
The Therapy Pressure Summary displays the minimum achieved pressure,
maximum achieved pressure and time-weighted average pressure.
♦
AHI Events per Hour
AHI stands for Apnea Hypopnea Index. The AHI Events per Hour section
displays an index of the calculated average number of apnea and hypopnea
events per hour.
♦
Leak Summary
The Leak Summary section displays the average leakage, median leak, 90%
leak in liters per hour, and 95% leak in liters per hour (L/h).
Note Some of the reporting may show up as N/A or disabled depending on Transcend
device type.
Note Altitude change affects leakage and the Leak Summary section may report
inaccurate results after a change in altitude. The unit self-adjusts after three days
to the correct leakage rate.
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4.
Click the Compliance Detail tab to
display detailed compliance
information for the selected date
range (Fig 3).
5.
Scroll down in the Compliance Detail
screen to view a graph of each
therapy session (Fig 4).
6.
♦
Red lines indicate apneas;
when they happened and how
long they lasted.
♦
Dark green lines with triangles
indicate occurrence of
hypopneas.
♦
The black line indicates active
pressure.
♦
The dark blue line indicates the
minimum pressure setting and
the light blue line indicates the
maximum pressure setting.
♦
The light green line indicates
leak in liters per minute.
♦
The orange line with the ‘up’
arrow indicates the start of
therapy.
♦
The maroon line with the ‘down‘
arrow indicates the end of
therapy.
To generate a PDF report of the compliance data, click Save Report.
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The program displays a Save As
dialog box (Fig 5). The default file
name is
<SerialNumber><Today’sDate>.p
df.
You may modify the file name in the
File name field. The default storage
location is My Documents. Use the
controls on the dialog box to browse
to your preferred location, then click
Save to save the file and return to the
Compliance Detail screen.
8.
When you’re finished, click <Back to return to the Patient Settings screen.
Email compliance data to clinician
1.
In the Patient Settings screen, click
Email Compliance Information to
Clinician (Fig 1).
2.
The location of the compliance data
file is in the address bar.
3.
Follow the instructions in the software
to attach the file to an email and send
to your clinician (Fig 2).
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Adjusting data in compliance reports
1.
To change the date range of the
compliance data report:
a. Go to the Compliance Overview
screen and select Report Range
(Fig 1).
Note: The Report Range button is
also available on the Compliance
Detail screen and on every screen
during Patient Mode.
b. You have the option of
modifying the report to see all
data, last 24 hours, last week,
last month, last year, or select
a custom date range (Fig 2).
c. Select your date range and click
Apply Changes to Report. Click
<Back to view the updated
report.
2.
The compliance report defaults to an
analysis of how many nights you have
used the device for 4 hours, 4-6
hours, 6-8 hours and 8 or more
hours. You have the ability to change
the report hours. To adjust
compliance report hours:
a. Go to the Welcome screen (Fig
3).
b. Click Set Report Hours button
(Fig 3).
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c. Select the hours that will be
shown on the compliance report
(Fig 4).
d. Click Apply Changes to Report.
Note: Making changes to the
compliance date range or the
compliance report hours will apply
to all reports in the software.
Note: Reports within the software
will default to the last change
made.
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View/send a device fault log
If faults have occurred on the device the
program allows the user to view and send
them to their clinician. Follow these steps to
view and send the device fault log to your
clinician:
1. On the Patient screen, click Email Device
Fault Log to Clinician (Fig 1).
2. The program displays a Fault Log screen
(Fig 2).
3. A copy is saved in the location referenced
in the Email Compliance window.
4. Attach the fault log file to an email and
send to your provider’s email address.
Follow the on-screen instructions for
attaching and sending an email.
Note If you are using web-based email (Gmail, Yahoo!, Hotmail, AOL or similar), see
below for instructions on how to attach a file to an email.
♦
♦
♦
♦
♦
https://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=6584 or
http://tinyurl.com/343ugej
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/attach-a-file-or-other-itemto-an-e-mail-message-HP001231950.aspx or http://tinyurl.com/2aqqvfs
http://help.yahoo.com/tutorials/mmail/mmail/mm_compose5.html or
http://tinyurl.com/34vt8gu
http://help.live.com/Help.aspx?market=enUS&project=MailClassic&querytype=topic&query=WL_Mail_PROC_AttachFile.
htm or http://tinyurl.com/32rqt9p
http://help.aol.com/help/microsites/microsite.do?cmd=displayKCPopup&docT
ype=kc&externalId=217158 or http://tinyurl.com/3ycja75
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Reset a device fault
When you launch the Sleep Apnea Therapy
software and connect a device which is in a
fault state, the program displays the fault
message along with the fault information.
The fault message displayed is specific to
the current fault state. Follow the
instructions in the fault message for
guidance.
Hold down the power button on the device
to clear the fault. You may need to unplug
the device from the computer, then plug it
back in after the device is reset.
Exit the program
On the Patient Settings screen, click Close to exit the program.
Somnetics International, Inc.
33 5th Avenue NW, Suite 500
New Brighton, Minnesota 55112 USA
http://www.mytranscend.com/
Phone:
651.621.1800
Toll-free:
877-621-9626
Fax:
651.204.0064
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