Devices are intended to provide noninvasive ventilatory (niv) support to
treat adult patients weighing over 30 kg (66 lbs) and pediatric patients 7 years or older and weighing over 18 kg (40 lbs) (126 pages)
Contents Contents What is bi-level ventilation? What’s included in your bag? ® Bipap A30/40 and humidification setup Starting treatment Stopping treatment Controlling the humidity level Looking after your equipment Contact us ...
This guide is for the set-up and daily use of your Bipap® A30/40 ventilator and System One humidifier. For full details, please refer to the manufacturer’s instruction manuals inside your ventilator bag. What is bi-level ventilation? Bi-level ventilation is used to mechanically assist breathing.
It also prevents any excess water from the humidifier passing through your tubing and dripping onto your face during the night. 1. Align your humidifier with the A30/40 unit and push them together until they click into place. 2. Connect the DC plug of the power supply unit to the ®...
6. Fill your humidifier water tub (if applicable), by following the instructions below: • Pull the latch on the front and lift open the lid. • Remove the water tub from the unit. • Fill the tub to the maximum mark with boiled water that has cooled down.
8. Attach your mask. It is very important that the mask is ® air tight against your face to allow the Bipap A30/40 to deliver your prescribed pressure. Fit your mask as previously instructed and do not apply any moisturiser or face creams.
Controlling the humidity level A humidifier is a device that is sometimes used in addition to bi-level ventilation to add extra moisture to the air, which can reduce nasal dryness. The level of humidity produced is adjustable and is dependant on how comfortable you feel.
• To prevent limescale build-up, remove the humidifier chamber and add one part white vinegar to two parts hot water to the chamber and leave to soak for two hours. Rinse well before use. Monthly • Replace the inlet filter with new filter. ®...