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CPAP

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine

About

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is a method of respiratory ventilation used primarily in the treatment of sleep apnea (relieves snoring), for which it was first developed. CPAP ventilation is also commonly used for critically ill patients in hospital with respiratory failure, and in newborn infants (neonates). In these patients, CPAP ventilation can prevent the need for endotracheal intubation, or allow earlier extubation. Sometimes patients with neuromuscular diseases use this variety of ventilation as well.

Maintenance Data

Listed are recommended maintenance cycles that can be loaded within local computerized maintenance management systems. These cycles can also be used to estimate average monthly cycle inspections, PMs, and calibrations with average technician hours. This device is corrective maintenance only. Disclaimer: It is recommended to consult OEM cycles.

Maintenance cycles (in months) with estimated technician hours (in minutes)
Months Minute(s) Risk Level
Safety Inspection (INSP) 0 0 No Significant
Preventive Maintenance (PM) 0 0 N/A
Calibration (CAL) 0 0 N/A
Schedule Parts Replacement (SPR) 0 0 N/A
Acceptance Inspection (AI) 0 120 N/A


Manufacturers

  • Respironics

Models

  • REMstar M Series

Second Source Parts

Second Source Service

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