Substituindo o seu equipamento

Para obter os melhores resultados da sua terapia, é muito importante garantir a substituição do equipamento de acordo com a programação recomendada.

 

Substituição da máscara

To keep your therapy working you’ll need to maintain your mask and occasionally replace the following parts:

 

mask replacement

What: Nasal Cushion and Nasal Pillows

Why: Over time and use, the silicone on the cushion or the nasal pillow can become soft and not be as efficient.

When:  15 days

What: Full face cushions

Why: Over time and use, headgear may become stretched and lose elasticity, leading to over tightening and discomfort.

When:  30 days

mask replacement

What: Headgear

Why: Over time and use, headgear may become stretched and lose elasticity, leading to over tightening and discomfort.

When: 6 months

Substituição de dispositivos e tubos

Your device will work best when you regularly replace the follow parts:

 

Device replacement

What: Disposable filter

Why: If the environment is particularly humid or dusty, then the disposable filter won’t last as long. Visual inspection is the key to determining disposable filter life.

When:  1 months

What: CPAP device

Why:The typical life span of a CPAP device is 5 to 7 years. We highly recommend getting a backup CPAP machine especially if your current machine is more than a couple of years old. That way you’ll never be without a CPAP machine, even when one of yours stops working.
Does your patient qualify for a CPAP upgrade?

When: 5-7 years

Device replacement

What: Tubing

Why: For maximum comfort we recommend replacing your tubing regularly.

When: 3 months

Substituição do umidificador

Some components will need replacing over time:

 

Humidifier replacement

What: Humidifier water tub

Why: Humidifier water chambers may become discoloured, cracked, cloudy or even pitted due to the mineral levels found in some tap and drinking water. As the material deteriorates, cracks may trap bacteria from moisture.

When:  6 months

What: Heated humidifier

Why:If you are concerned that your humidifier is not working, place the unit in warm-up mode and allow it to run for one minute. If the heater plate does not heat up in warm-up mode, contact your medical equipment provider.

When: 5-7 years