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Philips Bipap A30 Patient Start-up User Manual

The bi-level ventilator.
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The Lane Fox Respiratory Unit
Patient start-up user guide


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  • Page 1   The Lane Fox Respiratory Unit ® Bipap A30/40 ventilator   Patient start-up user guide  ...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents What is bi-level ventilation? What’s included in your bag? ® Bipap A30/40 setup Starting treatment Stopping treatment Looking after your equipment Contact us  ...
  • Page 3: What Is Bi-level Ventilation

    ® This guide is for the set-up and daily use of your Bipap A30/40 ventilator. 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.
  • Page 4 1. Connect the DC plug of the power supply unit to the ® rear of your Bipap A30/40 unit. 2. Connect the power cord to the power supply unit and plug the other end of the power cord into a mains power outlet.
  • Page 5: Starting Treatment

    6. 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.
  • Page 6: Stopping Treatment

    Stopping treatment To stop your treatment at any time, press the button. This displays a pop-up screen that allows you to either turn off the device or put it in standby mode. Looking after your equipment Daily • Wipe the inside of the mask with a damp cloth or non-alcoholic wipe.
  • Page 7: Contact Us

    Contact us If you experience any problems or have any difficulties with your equipment please call the Lane Fox Unit technical services on 020 7188 3440 (Monday to Friday 8am-5pm) If your query is related to the mask, clinical issue, or an urgent technical issue outside of office hours, please call the Lane Fox Ward on 020 7188 3434/5.
  • Page 8 NHS 111 Offers medical help and advice from fully trained advisers supported by experienced nurses and paramedics. Available over the phone 24 hours a day. NHS Choices Provides online information and guidance on all aspects of health and healthcare, to help you make choices about your health.

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