HAMILTON-H900 Quick Guide Display overview

HAMILTON-H900
HAMILTON-H900 Quick Guide
Display overview
Tube connection indicators
Open temperature monitoring
window
1 Press to show temperature
a) at Y-piece
b) at chamber exit
c) difference between a) and b)
2 Press again to close window
Auto mode
1 Press for default settings
►► Invasive mode: 37°C
►► Noninvasive mode: 31°C
►► Temperature gradient: + 2°C,
(+ 3°C for infant breathing set)
Power button
1 ON: Long-press > 3 s
►► Device starts in invasive mode
►► Briefly press to (de)activate standby
2 OFF: Long-press > 3 s
See the HAMILTON-H900 Instructions for use for detailed information.
►► Green: connection correct
►► Orange: testing
►► Red: disconnected or faulty
Expiratory tube button
1 Press to increase temperature of
expiratory tube*
►► Reduce condensate in expiratory tube
(white)
2 Press again to stop extra heating
*dual limb, single use breathing circuits only
(Non)invasive mode
1 Press to switch between invasive
and noninvasive modes
Alarm silence button
1 Press (if appropriate for alarm)
►► Silence for 2 min
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Display and circuit overview
3
Current chamber exit temperature
4
Minimum possible temperature
5
Maximum possible temperature
6
Indicates connection to ventilator
Adjusting temperature gradient
Temperature difference between water
chamber and Y-piece
1 Press slider above the icon
6
2
4
39°C
1
37°C
1
2
Gradient between
1 and 2: + 2°C
Chamber exit temperature
Y-piece temperature
Example: Auto mode, invasive (adult)
See the HAMILTON-H900 Instructions for use for detailed information.
3
5
Deactivates Auto mode
►► Press & slide to left: gradient
Reduce condensate in inspiratory
tube (blue)
►► Press & slide to right: gradient
For special therapies only
Adjusting temperature
Water chamber exit temperature
1 Press slider below the icon
Deactivates Auto mode
►► Press & slide to left: temperature
Reduce condensate in inspiratory and
expiratory tubes
►► Press & slide to right: temperature
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System setup
1
Connect power cord
2
Attach humidifier base
3
Insert water chamber
4
Connect breathing circuits
4.1
Connect short inspiratory tube (blue) to
ventilator
Connect expiratory tube (white) to
ventilator
4.2
4.3
Insert water feed spike into water source
4.4
Install water source at a minimum of
50 cm above humidifier
4.5
Connect Y-piece to flow sensor and flex
tube
Inital setting: Auto or Manual mode?
1.1
Optional - Communication cable to compatible ventilator
Connect communication cable via RS-232 interface or control module
Depending on your patient’s condition and the ambient temperature, choose
Manual mode when Auto mode causes too much condensation.
1 Start with lower humidity settings
►► Lowest chamber exit temperature (slider left)
►► Highest Y-piece gradient (slider left)
►► Active Expiratory tube button
2 Optimum: No condensate after two hours
►► Increase chamber exit temperature one degree at a time
►► Stop as soon as the circuits, flex tube, or flow sensor show a slight fog
See the HAMILTON-H900 Instructions for use for detailed information.
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Alarms and troubleshooting
High-priority alarms and technical faults
Indicated by an audible, repeating alarm sound and a flashing visual red alarm indicator
Water level high
alarm
High temperature alarm
► Check whether circuits
are covered by blankets or
exposed to sunlight
► Replace the breathing
circuit
► Empty water chamber
► Replace water chamber
► Check mounting of
humidifier
Dangerous angle
of incline
► Check humidifier
mounting, IV pole, or
ventilator trolley
► Operate humidifier at
an angle < 10° relative to
the floor
NOTE
Position of humidifier
► Avoid direct sunlight or
flow of air conditioning
on the humidifier
and the circuits to
avoid unnecessary
condensation.
Medium-priority alarms
Indicated by an audible, repeating alarm sound and a flashing visual yellow alarm indicator
Water level low
alarm
Low temperature alarm
► Wait until system heats up
completely (up to 30 min)
► Check whether all settings
are correct
► Avoid direct air flow from
air conditioning
► Check water reservoir and
refill tubing
► Refill empty water chamber
► Check mounting of
humidifier
See the HAMILTON-H900 Instructions for use for detailed information.
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Specifications are subject to change without notice. © 2016 Hamilton Medical AG. All rights reserved.
Tubes are not
inserted correctly
► Insert or reseat breathing
circuits correctly
► Replace breathing circuit
set
No water chamber inserted
► Insert humidifier chamber
and connect breathing
circuit accordingly
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