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Delivering quality ventilation in all care environments, every Astral 150 has been built to improve therapy outcomes and with the quality of patients’ lives in mind.
In addition to a double limb circuit, an extra 4 presettable therapy programs, and the option of sigh breath or manual breath therapy, Astral 150 also has wireless capability using the ResMed Connectivity Module.
Once connected, you can transmit therapy data straight from patients’ homes into AirView™ or AirView Exchange. Remote access to daily online updates help keep you informed on patient stability and prepared prior to every in-home visit.
Astral is a light and portable ventilator with long-lasting battery options and a range of optional accessories. Patients can feel confident knowing that Astral will keep them supported as they continue with the routine of their daily lives in or out of the hospital and home.
Home to ResMed’s NIV technologies, Astral helps you provide ventilation that is comfortable, synchronised and responsive to each patient’s respiratory needs. And with several monitoring options available, Astral also keeps clinicians informed with accurate information on individual patient’s condition.
The award-winning Astral is engineered to address challenges of busy hospital environments. With customisable therapy programs and device features to support quick and accurate patient setup, Astral helps staff free up more time for patient care.
|Indications for use||Life support for patients over 5 kg*|
|Single circuit with leak|
|Single circuit with valve|
|Valve circuit therapy: CPAP, ACV, PACV, P-SIMV, V-SIMV, PS|
|Leak circuit therapy: CPAP, ST, PAC, iVAPS*|
|Sigh breath (recruitment)|
|Apnoea ventilation||Volume and pressure|
|Pressure Range and Settings|
|Delivered pressure (cm H2O)||2–50 (leak circuit)
0–50 (valve circuit)
|Delivered tidal volume (mL)||Adult: 100–2500 mL
Paediatric: 50–300 mL
|Respiratory rate||Adult: Off, 2–50 bpm
Paediatric: Off, 5–80 bpm
|On screen||30 days of summary data
Real-time pressure and flow (25 Hz)
|ResScan (via download)||365 days of summary data
7 days of detailed data
|Alarms - a wide range of settable alarms are available including FiO2 and SpO2, when connected.|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||285 mm x 215 mm x 93 mm|
|Internal battery||Lithium-Ion battery, 14.4 V, 6.6 Ah, 95 Wh. 8 hour run time|
|Sound power level||43 ± 3 dBA**|
|Sound pressure level||35 ± 3 dBA**|
* iVAPS therapy mode is indicated for patients weighing 30 kg and above
** As measured according to IEC80601-2-12:2011
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A non-invasive ventilator with invasive capabilities designed for versatility – to suit a range of environments and for various respiratory patient types. Features iVAPS (intelligent Volume-Assured Pressure Support) mode, intelligent Backup rate (iBR) and optional AutoEPAP.