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Intentional leak rates for Respironics masks
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Intentional leak rates for Respironics masks
(copied from old forum)

Intentional leak rates for masks and exhalation ports

Philips Respironics sleep therapy devices report and/or display total leak rates.
Total leak = intentional leak plus unintentional leak
This chart provides the intentional leak rates of our mask exhalation ports at various pressure settings.
Unintentional leak = total leak minus intentional leak (from mouth, mask, etc.)

http://www.healthcare.philips.com/asset....111027.pdf
02-27-2012 09:15 PM
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zonk Offline

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Post: #2
RE: Intentional leak rates for Respironics masks
The above link gone bad, they disappear after a while
Thanks to bazder, now we have a link to Philips Respironics masks intentional leak rates
https://www.continuedcare.com/wp-content...-ports.pdf
01-20-2016 03:56 PM
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RE: Intentional leak rates for Respironics masks
Just in case that link goes bad:

http://www.apneaboard.com/Intentional-leak-rates-PR-masks.pdf

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zonk Offline

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RE: Intentional leak rates for Respironics masks
Thanks to justMongo for the charts
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(This post was last modified: 01-20-2016 07:33 PM by zonk.)
01-20-2016 07:29 PM
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RE: Intentional leak rates for Respironics masks
For Respironic's users; Encore Pro 2 can report the leak as "unintentional" or "total". The setting, among a myriad of other settings, can be chosen under "Patient Settings" tab.
The default is "total".
(This post was last modified: 01-20-2016 08:05 PM by GPSMapNut.)
01-20-2016 07:58 PM
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