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H5i adjustment
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Machine: ResMed S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: FitLife Total face mask
Humidifier: F&P HC150 with Hybernite heated hose.
CPAP Pressure: 15cm-20cm H2O (auto)
CPAP Software: SleepyHead Other Software

Other Comments: CMS50-F wearable Oximeter; Software: SPO2 Assistant

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Location: Florida, USA.

Post: #21
RE: H5i adjustment
After 24 hours bacteria starts to move in and set up shop in your humidifier regardless of the kind of water you use.
(lovely things like Legionella. Not good at all.)
The warmer for the water tank accellerates any bacterial action. (further not goodness)

Because of this I always dump it out and dry it with forced air every morning.
The hoses get blown out too if they have any moisture built up.

Every week I disinfect everything with thyme oil, then rinse and dry. The water tank gets the vinegar treatment and thorough drying afterwards.

Cheers!

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04-27-2013 10:04 PM
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