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Philips BiPAP User Manual

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BiPAP Auto Bi-Flex
USER MANUAL

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  • Page 1 BiPAP Auto Bi-Flex USER MANUAL...
  • Page 2 © 2010 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Intended Use ................................2 Important ................................. 2 Warnings .................................. 2 Cautions ................................... 3 Contraindications ..............................3 Symbol Key ................................3 System Contents ..............................4 System Overview ..............................4 Control Buttons ..............................5 Available Therapies ..............................5 Installing the Air Filters ............................6 Connecting the Breathing Circuit ........................
  • Page 4: Intended Use

    When in Bi-level or CPAP therapy, the system will deliver a continuous, set pressure during the night. Several accessories are available to make your OSA treatment with the BiPAP Auto Bi-Flex system as convenient and comfortable as possible.
  • Page 5: Cautions

    note: Please see the “Limited Warranty” section of this manual for information on warranty coverage. Cautions A Caution indicates the possibility of damage to the device. • Pins of connectors should not be touched. Connections should not be made to these connectors unless ESD precautionary procedures are used.
  • Page 6: System Contents

    If any of these items are missing, contact your home care provider. System overview The BiPAP Auto system offers several options in how therapy is delivered, so treatment can be personalized to meet your needs for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
  • Page 7: Control Buttons

    Therapies The BiPAP Auto Bi-Flex device delivers the following therapies: • Bi-level – Provides one level of output pressure during EPAP (Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure) and a second higher level during IPAP (Inspiratory Positive Airway Pressure).
  • Page 8: Installing The Air Filters

    installing the air Filters CauTion: A properly installed, undamaged gray foam filter is required for proper operation. The device uses a gray foam filter that is washable and reusable, and a white ultra-fine filter that is disposable. The reusable filter screens out normal household dust and pollens, while the ultra-fine filter provides more complete filtration of very fine particles.
  • Page 9: Navigating The Device Screens

    Complete the following steps to operate the device using AC power: 1. Plug the socket end of the AC power cord (included) into the power supply (also included). 2. Plug the pronged end of the AC power cord into an electrical outlet that is not controlled by a wall switch. 3.
  • Page 10: Ramp Feature

    Ramp Feature The device is equipped with an optional ramp feature that your home care provider can enable or disable. This feature reduces the air pressure when you are trying to fall asleep and then gradually increases (ramps) the pressure until your prescription setting is reached, allowing you to fall asleep more comfortably.
  • Page 11: Flex/rise Time Screen

    Flex/Rise time Screen From the Home screen, highlight “Flex” or “Rise time” and press the wheel. The following screen will appear. note: This screen will be blank on the Home screen if your provider has not enabled Flex or Rise time on your device. Flex Screen note: “Bi-Flex”...
  • Page 12: Setup Screen

    Setup Screen From the Home screen, highlight “Setup” and press the wheel. The following Setup screen will appear. The user can change settings in the Setup menu. Flex SYSTEM ONE humidification 4.0 - (min EPAP / CPAP pres) Tubing type SYSTEM ONE resistance X1 X2 X3 X4 X5 Humidifier LED Backlight...
  • Page 13: Info Screen

    • 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 any Respironics 22 mm tubing, or “15” for the optional Respironics 15 mm tubing. WaRninG: If you are using the optional Respironics 15 mm tubing, the device tubing type setting must be set to 15.
  • Page 14 • Phone-in - This screen displays the total therapy hours for the device, the total blower hours, and the total number of days used when the sessions were greater than 4 hours since the device was last reset by the home care provider.
  • Page 15: Device Alerts

    Device Alerts • High Priority: These alerts require immediate operator response. The alert signal consists of a high priority sound, which is a continuous two-beep pattern (indicated in the following table as: • • • •). Additionally, the backlights on the buttons will provide a high priority flashing pattern consisting of a continuous, bright-to-off, two-flash pattern (indicated in the following table as: ◊◊...
  • Page 16 lert udible isuAl eVice ction ossible Atient ction ndicAtor ndicAtor Ause Patient Reminder single beep Screen displays Only displayed when Message from Your home care provider may message from the therapy transitions the provider. set a patient reminder scheduled provider. from on to off.
  • Page 17 lert udible isuAl eVice ction ossible Atient ction ndicAtor ndicAtor Ause • • ◊ ◊ SD Card: Corrupt Alert present until A problem Choose “yes” to reformat action is taken. exists with the the card. Screen displays Screen displays SD card. The “Reformatting...
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting The table below lists some of the problems you may experience with your device and possible solutions to those problems. roblem appeneD hat to Nothing happens when you There’s no power at the If you are using AC power, check the outlet and verify that the apply power to the device.
  • Page 19: Accessories

    Using the SD Card The BiPAP Auto Bi-Flex system comes with an SD card inserted in the SD card slot on the back of the device to record information for the home care provider. Your home care provider may ask you to periodically remove the SD card and send it to them for evaluation.
  • Page 20: Traveling With The System

    Contact your home care provider for additional information. airline Travel The BiPAP Auto Bi-Flex device is suitable for use on airlines when the device is operating from an AC or DC power source.
  • Page 21: Specifications

    Specifications Environmental Operating Temperature: 5° to 35° C (41° to 95° F) Storage Temperature: -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F) Relative Humidity (operating & storage): 15 to 95% (non-condensing) Atmospheric Pressure: 101 to 77 kPa (0 - 2286 m / 0 - 7500 ft) Physical Dimensions: 18 x 14 x 10 cm (7”...
  • Page 22: Disposal

    Maximum Flow Rate (typical) Auto Bi-level/Bi-level: Test pressures (cm H 14.5 20.0 25.0 22 mm Measured pressure at the patient 13.5 19.0 24.1 tubing connection port (cm H Average flow at the patient 84.1 145.2 153.9 128.7 138.9 connection port (l/min) 15 mm Measured pressure at the patient 13.5...
  • Page 23: Limited Warranty

    Limited Warranty Respironics, Inc. warrants that the system shall be free from defects of workmanship and materials and will perform in accordance with the product specifications for a period of two (2) years from the date of sale by Respironics, Inc. to the dealer.
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