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
this new hat still does not stay in place, you will need to replace it with a
smaller size hat.
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 prongs won't stay in the patient's nose?
There are several reasons why the prongs may not stay in the patient's nose. First, the prongs may be too small. Check the size of the prongs and make sure they are completely filling the nostrils. If necessary, replace the prongs with the next ...
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 ...
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 ...