Q: What is PAP system ?
A: PAP system is an acronym of "Positive Airway Pressure" system, which applies mild air pressure on a continuous basis to keep the airways continuously open in people who are able to breathe spontaneously on their own, but sleep disorder happens sometime. One of the commonest diseases is OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea).
Q: Should I wear a PAP system ?
A: Firstly, you need to consult your doctor. If doctor' s prescription prove sleep disorder disease does exist and it affects your daily life, you need to think about selecting your own PAP system. There are couple of different ways for sleep disorder diseases therapy, but wearing a PAP system regularly is the gold standard.
Q: Which PAP system is suitable for me among resvent product portfolio ?
A: After consulting your doctor, you could select a resvent PAP system. iBreeze series is flag ship PAP system, including CPAP, auto CPAP, BPAP and auto BPAP system, which are the best choice for your daily home use. iBreeze+ series is premium CPAP system. A compact design with battery backup can maximize your convenience during your regular travelling. Still, Humidifier is available on iBreeze+ series, that will ensure thecomfortableness in humidification.
CPAP system can delivery a presetting supporting pressure to the patient during the therapy. If you are a regular PAP system user, and has a stable & effective therapy pressure given by doctor, CPAP system is good choice indeed.
APAP (Auto CPAP)
APAP(auto CPAP) system can delivery a variable supporting pressure during the therapy within the range given by doctor as per the patient' s symptom. Actually, APAP system can maximize the confortableness during the therapy. In iBreeze series, resvent offers 20A Pro APAP, which is particularly designed for women. More gentle way to delivery the air, more sensitiveness to response a trigger, are the concept innocation on 20A Pro APAP.
BPAP system can delivery 2 supporting pressure (supporting pressure rang on auto BPAP) to the patient during the therapy. BPAP system is suitable for those patients who have little bit serious respiratory disorder diseases. T mode on BPAP system can offer a time backup in case an apnea happens, to ensure the patient' s safety.
Q: Should I have to select the humidifier while using the PAP system ?
A: iBreeze series PAP system is designed with integrated humidifier, which is part of the machine. You have to have humidifier while using. Surely you can switch off the humidification function. Humidifier is optional part on iBreeze+ series PAP system, and you can use with it or use the main unit only.
Q: How can I identify a mask suit me or not ?
A:Selecting a comfortable mask is very important for a PAP user. Since an uncomfortable mask will bring a unscheduled using for you and to reduce the compliance. You should take suggestion from your service provider and wear as many masks as you can for selecting. Mask fit function on iBreeze series will assist you on that also.
Q: Should I go for a nasal mask, full face mask, or nasal pillow ?
A:Nasal mask and nasal pillow will cover the nose only. And full face mask will cover the nose as well as mouth. Mask type that suits you depends on personal preferences and you could put a trial on all the types for your own choice. However, if you are a BPAP device user, we would recommend you to go for a full face mask to achieve a better theraputic output.
Q: How often should I get a new mask ?
A: Like any accessories, your mask cushion becomes worn out over time and need to be replaced to enable an optimal comfort. In case your mask becomes inelastic, broken, you should think about to have a new one. There is mask replacing reminder function on iBreeze series, you could approach your service provider for more details.
Q: What is heated tube and should I get one ?
A: Heated tube is a good option in avoiding circuit water condensation while using the PAP system with a low room temperature. With an integrated heating systemembedded within the tube, heated tube can maintain the temperature of the humidified air as it passes through the tube. So that there will not be water condensation which may lead a terrible experience while using the PAP system.
And if you are a regular user of PAP humidifier, and condensated water in the tube and mask drives you up the wall from time to time. YES, heated tube will help a lot in solving the issue and you should get one for sure.
Q: What is pulse oximeter? Why is it useful?
A: iPOM wireless pulse oximeter watch is available for both iBreeze & iBreeze+ series. With the help of it, a timely monitoring on SpO2 level is available. A SpO2 trend will bring doctor a better & precise clinical diagnosis on sleep disorder.