A dedicated range of heat and moisture exchangers designed to replicate the functions of the body’s upper airway by conserving expired heat and moisture and returning these to the patient during inhalation.
In normal respiration the anatomy of the upper airway helps to warm and humidify inspired air, and to retain the warmth and moisture contained in expired air. During inspiration, even cold or dry air is typically heated to 37°C and when fully saturated, contains 44mg H2O/L. In normal respiration, the anatomy of the upper airway helps to warm and humidify inspired gas, and to retain the warmth and moisture contained in expired air. When you inhale, even cold or dry gas is heated to body temperature and by the time it reaches your lungs, it contains the correct amount of moisture. In mechanical ventilation or anaesthesia, the patient’s upper airway may be bypassed by the introduction of a tracheal tube. As a result the patient’s lungs may be confronted with cold, dry inspired gas (Intersurgical.com).
Prolonged exposure to dry ventilatory gases can lead to:
Localised inflammation of the trachea
A reduction in ciliary funtion
Retention and thickening of secretions
Lowering of patient temperature
Reducation in cardiopulmonary functiond
Increased risk of tracheostomey tube occlusion
Extended durartion and cost of care
104-300 with luer lock port & 104-301 without luer lock
Moisture loss 7.8mg H20/l
Calculated moisture return 30.8mg H20/l
Resistance at 30l/min 0.5cm H20
Resistance at 60l/min 1.6cm H20
Compressible volume 20ml
Connectors 15M-22M/15F plus luer port (104-300 only)
Minimum tidal volume >60ml
104-305 Hydro-therm 3 HME with luer lock port
Moisture loss 6.7mg H20/l
Calculated moisture return 31.6mg H20/l
Resistance at 30l/min 0.2cm H20
Resistance 60l/min 0.8cm H20
Compressible volume 59ml
Connectors 5M-22m/22F Plus luer lock port
Minimum tidal volume >200ml
Protect your New Purchase With A Care Plan From Burtons
Here for the life of your equipment, Burtons proudly offers a complete aftercare solution for much of our equipment range Including Maintenance plans, Waste gas monitoring, Equipment Repair and Calibration.
Why is an Equipment Care Plan The Right Thing for your Vital Equipment?
Planned preventative maintenance is your best defence against sudden failure of vital, frequently used equipment. Much of the equipment we see in practice today has been recycled and is of an age where failure of components is highly likely unless routine maintenance is carried out.
By regularly having your equipment serviced you are extending the life of your equipment and ensuring it is working to its full ability
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