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Provider guide
DreamStation CPAP
DreamStation CPAP Pro
DreamStation Auto CPAP
DreamStation BiPAP Pro
DreamStation Auto BiPAP
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 on using the DreamStation therapy devices.
The device is to be used only on the instruction of a licensed physician. The home care provider will make the correct
pressure settings and device configurations including accessories, according to the health care professional's prescription.
If you need to contact Philips Respironics directly, call the Philips Respironics Customer Service department at
1-724-387-4000 or +49 8152 93060.
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, press and hold both the control dial and the Ramp button
seconds.
3. You are now in Provider mode. You can choose between the following Provider mode screens.
Comfort Settings
Device Settings
on the device for at least 5
Info
Patient Menu Return
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Table of Contents

   Summary of Contents for Philips Respironics DreamStation CPAP

  • Page 1 The device is to be used only on the instruction of a licensed physician. The home care provider will make the correct pressure settings and device configurations including accessories, according to the health care professional’s prescription. If you need to contact Philips Respironics directly, call the Philips Respironics Customer Service department at 1-724-387-4000 or +49 8152 93060.
  • Page 2: Therapy Settings

    Navigating the Provider Mode Screens The User Interface (UI) on this device allows you to adjust the device settings and view information about your therapy. The UI is comprised of the display screen and the control dial. Rotate the control dial in either direction to scroll through the menu options on the display screen.
  • Page 3 Icon Text Description EZ-Start EZ-Start This feature reduces the therapy pressure setting for the first few days of operation and gradually increases this setting until the prescription therapy pressure is reached. The initial pressure will be half of the prescription pressure, but no lower than 5 cm O.
  • Page 4 Icon Text Description PS Min This screen allows you to modify the Minimum Pressure Support setting. This setting is the minimum difference that is permitted between IPAP and EPAP while Auto Bi-level therapy mode is active. You may adjust the setting from 0 cm H O to the Maximum Pressure Support setting.
  • Page 5 Icon Text Description SmartRamp When SmartRamp mode is enabled, the therapy device’s ramp function utilizes an Auto titrating algorithm during the ramp period. It allows patients the ability to stay at lower pressures during the ramp period, to improve their acclimation to therapy. SmartRamp mode functions differently, depending on the therapy mode that the device is using.
  • Page 6 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 Philips Respironics 15 mm tubing. When using Heated Tubing, the device will automatically change this setting to the appropriate tubing type (15H).
  • Page 7 Device Settings Choosing this screen will take you to a sub-menu where you can adjust the way the device displays information. These settings are described here. Sample Device Sub-Menu Note: Not all settings shown here will display on the device. The display will vary based on therapy device model and device settings. Icon Text Description...
  • Page 8 Info Screens Choosing this screen will take you to a sub-menu where you can view information on patient usage. These info screens are described here. Note: Not all the screens shown here will display on the device. The display will vary based on therapy device model and device settings. Icon Text Description...
  • Page 9 Icon Text Description 90% Pressure During any given night, the device recognizes the 90% Pressure achieved by the Auto Algorithm. 90% Pressure is defined as the pressure at which the device spent 90% of the session time at or below. For example, if the device recognized airflow for 10 hours, and 9 hours were spent at or below 11 cm H O, and 1 hour was spent above 11 cm H...
  • Page 10 Event Definitions The DreamStation monitors breathing and detects apneas and hypopneas. Event Definition 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 11 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 12 DreamStation Therapy Device Configurations DreamStation DreamStation DreamStation DreamStation DreamStation CPAP CPAP Pro Auto CPAP BiPAP Pro Auto BiPAP Modes Fixed CPAP Fixed CPAP Fixed CPAP Fixed CPAP Fixed CPAP CPAP-Check CPAP-Check Fixed BiPAP Fixed BiPAP Auto-CPAP Auto-BiPAP Features EZ-Start EZ-Start EZ-Start EZ-Start Auto-Trial...

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