I have been doing some digging around for something that may sound simple. I was recently changed to a REMstar Auto A Flex from Philips Respronics by my provider. For a while now I have had to use supplemental oxygen as my O2 levels were going below 85%
With this unit I got a heated hose (has a humidifier) However my 02 port was on my old machine on the outlet where the hose normally attaches then connects to the hose.
With this setup however, I can't do it with the adapter I always had. I have searched, read manuals, and I can not find a way if I can have this setup with a heated hose or not, or if I should just stick with standard tubing? My mask is an Amera View, so that does not seem to have an oxygen port like some other masks do.
My old machine was a Repironics M Series with C Flex, so this is a big upgrade to me, bluetooth, apps and all that good stuff. Thanks in advance!
You'll likely have to use a standard hose as I do; and leave the Tee at the machine.
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I use supplemental oxygen with a heated hose. The oxygen comes in near the mask end of the tube via an adaptor. So it does not really get heated and is quite cool. It has never bothered me and I prefer the "fresh air" sensation the oxygen adds into the mix.
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