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 the patient's eyes. The hat should not
move once it is placed on the patient's head, but it should not be too tight that
it harms the patient or does not fit over the patient's ears and forehead.
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 ...
Can I use another hat instead of the Pumani hat?
We recommend that you use a Pumani hat, as the hat is designed to fit tightly on the patientâ€™s head, and it has a wide brim to attach the patient tubing to the hat. You may choose to use other hats, but you should make sure that the hat fits the ...
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 ...
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, ...
The hat clips are difficult to place on the hat. How can I easily place the clips on the hat?
The hat clips are designed to stay securely on the hat brim, and you may find it difficult to place the clips on the hat brim at first. You can pull the clip open slightly as youâ€™re placing the clip onto the brim. You may also want to place the ...