This demonstration explores the machine set up for CPAP devices in Swansea Bay UHB.
The DreamStation device is being used widely to treat oxygenation failure in COVID-19 patients. To facilitate quick set-up at a patient’s bedside, these devices are being pre-set with CPAP pressures that are suitable for patients with COVID-19 (12, 14 and 16cmH2O).
To start CPAP treatment:
For more information about the set up of a DreamStation CPAP machine in Swansea Bay UHB, check out the video below.
For more information about the DreamStation CPAP machine, follow the links below to see ‘A Walkaround’ and ‘Setting up the patient circuit’.