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Philips REMstar Plus C-Flex User Manual

Positive airway pressure therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.
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REMstar Plus C-Flex
USER MANUAL

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  • Page 1 REMstar Plus C-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 Installing the Air Filters ............................5 Connecting the Breathing Circuit ........................
  • Page 4: Intended Use

    CauTion: U. S. federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. intended use The Respironics REMstar Plus C-Flex system delivers positive airway pressure therapy for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in spontaneously breathing patients weighing over 30kg (66 lbs). It is for use in the home or hospital/institutional environment.
  • 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 REMstar Plus C-Flex is a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) device designed for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). CPAP maintains a constant level of pressure throughout the breathing cycle.
  • Page 7: Control Buttons

    Control Buttons LCD Display Screen Humidifier Icon & Number Settings Control Wheel/Push Button Ramp Button This figure shows the primary control buttons on the device, described in the following table. eature eScription Display Screen Shows therapy settings, patient data, and other messages. The startup screen is shown temporarily when the unit is first powered.
  • Page 8: Where To Place The Device

    To connect your breathing circuit to the device, complete the following steps: 1. Connect the flexible tubing to the air outlet on the side of the device. note: If required, connect a bacteria filter to the device air outlet, and then connect the flexible tubing to the outlet of the bacteria filter.
  • Page 9: Ramp Feature

    3. Put on your mask assembly. note: If you are having trouble with your mask, refer to the instructions supplied with the mask. 4. Turn the wheel to toggle between the four options. Highlight “Therapy”. Press the wheel to turn on the airflow and begin therapy.
  • Page 10: 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. SYSTEM ONE humidification Humidifier LED Backlight Language Setup Screen note: The screen will only show 4 lines at a time. As you rotate the Wheel to toggle over different options the screen will slide up and down accordingly.
  • Page 11: Info Screen

    • Humidifier LED Backlight (Ramp Backlight) - You can enable or disable the LED backlight for the humidifier number settings and Ramp button on the device. note: If the humidifier is not attached, this feature will display as “Ramp Backlight” and control the LED backlight for the Ramp button only.
  • Page 12: 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 13 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 14 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 15: 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 16: Accessories

    SD Card The REMstar Plus C-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 17: Traveling With The System

    Contact your home care provider for additional information. airline Travel The REMstar Plus C-Flex device is suitable for use on airlines when the device is operating from an AC or DC power source.
  • Page 18: 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 19: 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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  • Dave brunet Nov 05, 2015 02:19:
    The water bubble in water chamberwhe​n starting the cpac