Do I have to change the prongs, patient tubing, hat, etc., while the patient is receiving treatment?
You do not need to replace any accessories during Pumani bubbleCPAP treatment, unless you notice an issue with the attachment to the patient, such as the prongs not staying in place, the hat not staying in place, etc. If the prongs become blocked, ...
What do I do if the hat size doesn't fit the patient?
The hat size is typically based on the weight of the patient, although the patient's head size may be smaller or larger for his or her weight. A correctly-sized hat will tightly fit the patient's head, fit over the ears and forehead, but not cover ...
Can I cut or modify the patient tubing, prongs, or other accessories?
No, you should not cut or modify any of the accessories. If you alter or modify the accessories, you may provide an unsafe level of flow or pressure to the patient and harm the patient.
What do I do if the prong size doesn't fill the patient's nose?
It is important that the prongs completely fill the patient's nostrils, so that the full pressure from the Pumani goes into the patient's airway. You should replace the prongs with the next largest prong size and make sure that the prongs now ...
What do I do if the hat won't stay on the patient's head?
If the hat won't stay on the patient's head, the hat either needs to be replaced with a new hat because the current hat has stretched out, or you need to replace the hat with a smaller hat. Place a new hat of the same size on the patient's head. If ...