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REMstar Auto A-Flex
IMPORTANT! Remove this guide before giving the device to the patient. Only medical professionals should adjust pressure settings.
This guide provides you with instructions on how to access and navigate the provider screens used to modify device settings.
Refer to the User Manual for more information.
Note: The screens shown throughout this guide are examples only. Actual screens may vary slightly.
Accessing the Provider Mode Screens
Accessing provider mode unlocks settings that cannot be modified by the user. To access provider mode:
1. Supply power to the device. First, plug the socket end of the AC power cord into the power supply. Then plug the pronged
end of the AC power cord into an electrical outlet that is not controlled by a wall switch. Finally, plug the power supply
cord's connector into the power inlet on the back of the device.
2. Once the device is powered, the Home screen appears, shown below. Turn the control wheel to toggle between the four
options and highlight "Setup".
Therapy
Info
Home Screen
Note: "Flex" shown above will display as the current Flex mode.
3. Once "Setup" is highlighted, press and hold both the control wheel and the Ramp button
seconds.
4. You will hear a quick double beep and the Provider mode screen will appear, shown below. You are now in provider mode.
EXIT
Info
Provider Screen
PROVIDER GUIDE
Flex
Setup
Reminder
Setup
on the device for at least 5
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  • Page 1 REMstar Auto A-Flex PROVIDER GUIDE IMPORTANT! Remove this guide before giving the device to the patient. Only medical professionals should adjust pressure settings. This guide provides you with instructions on how to access and navigate the provider screens used to modify device settings.
  • Page 2: Setup Screen

    Navigating the Provider Mode Screens To navigate these display screens: Turn the control wheel to toggle between options and settings on the screen. Press the control wheel to choose an option or setting that is highlighted. If you choose “Back” on any screen, it will take you back to the previous screen. Note: Choosing “EXIT”...
  • Page 3 • Tubing type - This setting allows you to select the correct size diameter tubing that you are using with the device. You can choose either (22) for the Philips Respironics 22 mm tubing, or (15) for the optional Philips Respironics 15 mm tubing. When using Heated Tubing, the device will automatically change this setting to the appropriate tubing type (15H).
  • Page 4 • Lock SYSTEM ONE - This enables you to lock the “System One” resistance control setting if you do not want the patient to change it. Note: If you lock this setting, the patient will see a lock symbol ( ) next to the setting.
  • Page 5: Info Screen

    • Split night start - You can modify the Split night settings on this screen shown here. Back CPAP pres (auto min)-(auto max) Duration 120 180 240 Flex type none C-Flex C-Flex+ Flex Ramp time 0:00-0:45 Ramp start 4.0-(CPAP pres) Back Split night settings You can adjust the duration which is the amount of time spent in CPAP therapy before transitioning to Auto-CPAP...
  • Page 6 • Therapy hours - The device is capable of recognizing the difference between the time the patient is actually receiving therapy and the time when the blower is simply running. This screen displays the average amount of time the patient is actually receiving therapy on the device over a 7 day and 30 day time frame (provided the device has at least 7 or 30 days of data respectively).
  • Page 7 C-Flex Comfort Feature The device consists of a special comfort feature called C-Flex. When Exhalation starts and pressure level decreases C-Flex is enabled, it enhances patient comfort by providing pressure relief during the expiratory phase of breathing. In the diagram, the Therapy Pressure dashed line represents normal CPAP therapy in comparison to the bold...
  • Page 8 Event Definitions The REMstar Auto A-Flex monitors breathing and detects apneas and hypopneas. Definition vEnt Obstructed Airway An apnea is detected when there is an 80% reduction in airflow from baseline for at least 10 seconds or if there is no Apnea / Clear airflow detected for 10 seconds.
  • Page 9 7. Press the control wheel again to turn off therapy. Verifying the Pressure WARNING: If the device fails to perform within the stated specifications, have the system serviced by a qualified Philips Respironics-approved service facility. If part of your patient setup procedure is to verify actual pressure with a manometer, please use the following instructions to ensure that the device is functioning properly.
  • Page 10: Emc Information

    EMC Information Guidance and Manufacturer’s Declaration - Electromagnetic Emissions – This device is intended for use in the electromagnetic environment specified below. The user of this device should make sure it is used in such an environment. missions omplianCE lECTromagnETiC nvironmEnT uidanCE RF emissions...
  • Page 11 Guidance and Manufacturer’s Declaration - Electromagnetic Immunity – This device is intended for use in the electromagnetic environment specified below. The user of this device should make sure it is used in such an environment. iEC 60601 T mmuniTy EvEl omplianCE EvEl lECTromagnETiC...
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