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PDF Content Summary: VPAPTM ST with iVAPS NONINVASIVE VENTILATOR Welcome Guide English Respiratory Making quality of Care care Solutions easy
Respiratory Making quality of Care care Solutions easy
Welcome Thank you for choosing the VPAP ST with iVAPS (hereafter ‘VPAP ST’). Before operating the device, please read the entire Welcome and Information Guides. VPAP ST at a glance The VPAP ST system comprises the following elements: • VPAP ST device • Air tubing • 90W power supply unit • S9 Travel bag • SD card • S9 SD card protective folder. Optional components include: • H5i heated humidifier • Standard air tubing • SlimLine air tubing • 3 m air tubing • ClimateLine heated air tubing • ClimateLineMAX heated air tubing • 30W power supply unit (does not support H5i) • Power Station II battery pack • DC/DC Converter 24V/90W. Travelling tips When travelling with your VPAP ST only: • Ensure you pack the SlimLine or Standard air tubing as the ClimateLine or ClimateLineMAX heated air tubing is not designed to connect directly to the device. • Ensure you purchase and travel with the approved power cord for the region where you will be using the device. DC power inlet Module/Adapter port Air filter 1 English Air outlet SD card slot
Setting up 1. Connect the DC plug of the power supply unit to the rear of the device. 2. Connect the power cord to the power supply unit. 3. Plug the other end of the power cord into the power outlet. 4. Connect one end of the air tubing firmly onto the air outlet. 5. Connect the assembled mask system to the free end of the air tubing. Notes: • For more information on assembling your mask see your mask user guide. • Recommended masks are available on resmed.com on the Products page under Service & Support. 2 VPAP ST iVAPS basics LCD screen Displays the menus, treatment screens and reminders. Start/Stop button Starts or stops treatment. Key: Home Humidity level Setup menu* Ramp Allows you to make changes Heated tube to settings or Info menu* Allows you to exit from the menu. Climate Control view your sleep Start/ Stop statistics or exit from the menu. Push dial Push dial Turning the dial allows you to scroll through the Setup menu menu and change settings. Pushing the Info menu *The Info and Setup menus are disabled if S9 Essentials has been enabled by your clinician. dial allows you to enter into a menu and confirm your choice. 3 English . 4 Adjusting ramp time Designed to make the beginning of treatment more comfortable, ramp time is the period during which the pressure increases from a low start pressure to the treatment pressure. To adjust your ramp time: to confirm your choice. Using Mask Fit You can use Mask Fit to help you fit your mask properly. This feature delivers CPAP pressure for a three-minute period, prior to starting treatment, during which you can check and adjust your Mask Fit to minimize leaks. 1. Fit your mask as described in the mask user guide. 2. From your HOME screen, push and hold 3. If necessary, adjust your mask, mask cushion and headgear until Mask Fit indicates Good. After three minutes, the pressure reverts to the set pressure and treatment will begin. You can end Mask Fit at any time by pressing for three seconds. One of the following MASK FIT screens is displayed: 1. From your HOME screen, turn until the RAMP screen is displayed in blue. . 2. Press The selection is highlighted in orange. until 3. Turn the ramp time you require is displayed. 4. Press S9 Essentials S9 Essentials is designed to make device interaction and menu navigation easier for you. If enabled by the clinician, S9 Essentials disables the Info and Setup functionality so that you can simply start and stop therapy and adjust ramp, humidification and Climate Control. Selecting the mask type To select your type of mask: . 1. Press The SETTINGS . The selection is screen is displayed. highlighted in orange. 4. Turn until the mask setting that you require is displayed. to return to the HOME screen. Note: Selecting the mask type is not possible if S9 Essentials has been enabled by your clinician. 5 English 2. Turn 5. Press until Mask is displayed in blue. to confirm your choice. 3. Press 6. Push Getting started 1. Make sure the power is connected. 2. Adjust the ramp time or humidification level if required. 3. Fit your mask as described in your mask user guide. 4. To start therapy, simply breathe into the mask and/or press . 5. Lie down and arrange the air tubing so that it is free to move if you turn in your sleep. 6. To stop treatment at any time, remove your mask and/or press . Notes: • If your clinician has enabled SmartStart your device will start automatically when you breathe into the mask and stop automatically when you remove your mask. • If power is interrupted during treatment, the device automatically restarts therapy when power is restored. 6 Viewing the treatment screens Depending on how the system has been configured, you will see one of the following example screens (shown in ST mode) once therapy has started:
✓ Oximetry data—via the oximeter adapter ✓ Therapy data—without optional accessories
Pressure bar: In bilevel modes, the fixed vertical lines on the pressure bar indicate the expiratory and inspiratory pressures. While the treatment is ramping (indicated by an orange ramp icon) or variable, the pressure values appear in orange. When a set pressure is reached these values are displayed in white. In CPAP mode, only a set pressure is shown. 7 English
✓ H5i humidifier ✓ H5i humidifier ✓ ClimateLine or ClimateLineMAX ✓ Climate Control – Auto ✓ H5i humidifier ✓ ClimateLine or ClimateLineMAX ✓ Climate Control – Manual . 8 To return to the HOME screen, push To toggle between treatment screens 1 and 2, press from your HOME screen. ✓ Treatment with spontaneous trigger and cycled breaths ✓ Treatment with device trigger (Timed) and cycle (Timed, Ti Max or Ti Min) breath indicators
Viewing the Info menu The Info menu has a series of screens showing your sleep quality, sleep report and service information.
To view the Info menu, push from your HOME screen. In the Service information, the total device run hours (includes warm-up/cool-down times for the humidifier) and the software identifications are displayed. In the Sleep Quality screen, you can always view your usage hours during the last session and if enabled by your clinician, data on Mask Fit and AHI is displayed. In the Sleep Report, only the period can be changed—other values are for display only. In the Sleep Report, only the period can be changed—other values are for display only.
Cleaning and maintenance You should regularly carry out cleaning and maintenance as described in this section. Refer to your mask and humidifier user guides for detailed instructions regarding the care of these devices. Daily Remove the air tubing by pulling on the finger grips on the cuff. Hang it in a clean, dry place until next use. Notes: • Do not hang the air tubing in direct sunlight as it may harden over time and eventually crack. • Do not wash the air tubing in a washing machine or dishwasher. Weekly 1. Remove the air tubing from the device and the mask. 2. Wash the air tubing in warm water using mild detergent. 3. Rinse thoroughly, hang, and allow to dry. 4. Before next use, reconnect the air tubing to the air outlet and mask. Monthly 1. Wipe the exterior of the device with a damp cloth and mild detergent. 2. Check the air filter for holes and blockage by dirt or dust. Replace the air filter if necessary. Replacing the air filter Replace the air filter every six months (or more often if necessary). 1. Remove the air filter cover from the back of the device. 2. Remove and discard the old
air filter. 3. Insert a new ResMed air filter ensuring that it is sitting flat in the air filter cover. 4. Replace the air filter cover. Notes: • Ensure the air filter and air filter cover are fitted at all times. Air filter cover
• Do not wash the air filter. The air filter is not washable or reusable. Air filter 9 English
SD card An SD card has been supplied to gather therapy data from your device and provide settings updates from your clinician. When instructed to do so, disconnect the device from the power outlet, remove your SD card, insert it in the protective folder and send it to your clinician. Removing the card 1. Push in the SD card to release it. 2. Remove the card. 3. Insert the card into the protective folder. 4. Send the protective folder back to your clinician as instructed. For more information on removing and inserting your card refer to your S9 SD Card Protective Folder provided with your device. Please retain the S9 SD Card Protective Folder for future use. Notes: • For Troubleshooting information 1 2 3 4 refer to the Information Guide. • For more product information see
resmed.com. 10 Respiratory Making quality of Care care Solutions easy 368533/2 2012-10 VPAP ST WELCOME EUR1 Manufacturer: ResMed Ltd 1 Elizabeth Macarthur Drive Bella Vista NSW 2153 Australia. Distributed by: ResMed Corp 9001 Spectrum Center Boulevard San Diego CA 92123 USA. ResMed (UK) Ltd 96 Milton Park Abingdon Oxfordshire OX14 4RY UK. See resmed.com for other ResMed locations worldwide. For patent information, see resmed.com/ip. S9, H5i, ClimateLine, SlimLine, SmartStart and VPAP are trademarks of ResMed Ltd and S9, ClimateLine, SlimLine, SmartStart and VPAP are registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. © 2012 ResMed Ltd. Global leaders in sleep and respiratory medicine resmed.com
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