How often do I have to refill the bottle with water?
You do not need to refill the bottle during normal use,
unless you notice that the water level has decreased (typically due to
To refill the bottle with water, you can insert a feeding
tube into one of the holes on the lid of the water bottle, and use an oral
syringe to insert water into the bottle through the tube. Fill the bottle until
you reach the desired pressure level.
You may need to add water to the bottle every day to
maintain the same pressure level. This frequency will depend on the temperature
and humidity of the room.
Can I use tap water or distilled water in the bottle?
Distilled water is better to keep the bottle clean, but you can use either tap water or distilled water. The water vapor will never contact the patient, so the cleanliness of the water is not important.
What should I do if I spill water on the unit?
The Pumani is designed to withstand typical volumes of water spillage. If you do spill water on the unit, first, immediately turn of the unit and place the patient on another Pumani unit or on oxygen treatment. Second, wipe up any external water on ...
What do I do if the water isn't bubbling when the prongs are in the patient's nose?
There are several reasons why the water may not bubble when the prongs are in the patient's nose. First, check the size of the prongs to make sure that the prongs completely fill the patient's nostrils. If necessary, replace the prongs with the next ...
How does the Pumani bubbleCPAP work?
The Pumani bubbleCPAP contains two main components that provide pressurized airflow to the patient: the pump and the water bottle. There is a pump inside of the unit that provides the airflow to the patient. There is a water bottle located on the ...
What should I do if I drop the unit?
The Pumani is designed to withstand drops from typical heights. If you do drop the unit, place the unit back on a level surface, check for any external damage to the unit, plug in and turn on the unit, and make sure the indicator light turns on, the ...