It’s been one heck of a summer for sleep therapy. Following the Respironics recall, ResMed’s AirSense™ 10 began selling out nationwide.
ResMed recently announced the all-new AirSense™ 11.
These new APAP and CPAP machines combine enhanced digital health technology with effective therapy modes.
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Track your progress with the myAir app, available in the App Store® or on Google Play™. People who use myAir have been shown to sleep one hour longer per night on average during the first 90 days of therapy than other CPAP users.
The AirSense 11 includes a wide range of features designed to deliver comfortable therapy, as well as tools and myAir access to help you start and stay on track throughout your sleep apnea treatment journey.
Let’s take a look at the differences between CPAP, Elite and Autoset models.
AirSense 11 CPAP and Elite
These are fixed-pressure machines, which deliver a consistent pressure that’s set by your doctor.
AirSense 11 AutoSet
Auto-adjusting machine that changes airflow pressure levels on a breath-by-breath basis. It also includes the for Her algorithm, a gender-specific therapy mode.
The AutoSet algorithm is one of the most clinically published in the field of sleep-disordered breathing. It works to automatically adjust to each patient’s therapy pressure as their needs change to deliver the patient’s ideal, lowest therapy pressure.
Your AirSense 10 machine has been set up for your needs by our team. But it’s understandable you may want to make small adjustments based on your comfort needs. Here are some tips on how to adjust the comfort settings.
How to access your comfort settings on the AirSense 10:
On your AirSense 10 machine, rotate the dial to highlight My Options and press the dial to see your current settings. From here, you can personalize your options.
The humidifier moistens the air and is designed to make your therapy more comfortable. With the Climate Control Auto setting, both temperature and humidity are automatically preset at levels designed for maximum comfort. If you have a ClimatelineAir ™ heated tube, all you have to do is plug it in and press Start. Note: ClimatelineAir heated tubing is required to use Climate Control Auto.
You can also manually set the Humidity Level to Off or between 1 and 8, where 1 is the lowest humidity setting and 8 is the highest humidity setting.
How to adjust humidity:
Ramp Time is the period during which the pressure increases from a low start airflow pressure to your prescribed treatment pressure. You can set your Ramp Time to Off, 5 to 45 minutes or Auto. When Ramp Time is set to Auto, the device will detect when you have fallen asleep and then gradually increase to the prescribed treatment pressure.
How to adjust Ramp Time:
Need more help with your comfort settings? Your medical equipment store can help make any other necessary adjustments.
You should clean your machine weekly.
How to clean your CPAP machine
Time it takes: 5 minutes
Supplies you’ll need to clean your machine:
Weekly step-by-step cleaning tips:
ResMed has observed that prolonged and repeated use of an ozone device may eventually cause internal damage to a ResMed machine, leading to an increase in motor noise. The ResMed limited warranty excludes damage to ResMed machines caused by use of ozone devices.
It’s important to regularly inspect, clean and replace your CPAP supplies which can be affected by dirt and general wear. You should regularly check the water tub, air tubing and the air filter for any wear or damage.
Here are some replacement tips for your CPAP parts:
While ResMed masks are designed to be compatible with most ResMed machines, it’s best to confirm compatibility for your specific mask to determine the correct mask setting for your machine.
Here’s a list of recommended compatible masks:
Full face masks:
Nasal/nasal pillow masks:
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