AirFit N30 Support
AirFit™ N30

AirFit N30

Nasal cradle mask

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AirFit N30

Nasal cradle mask

 

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Sizing the mask cushion

  1. Familiarize yourself with the AirFit N30 fitting template provided and the cushion sizes available.
  2. Hold the fitting template under your patient’s nose, and use it to help determine the most suitable cushion size. The patient’s nose should sit within the color margins of the chosen size.
  3. Select the matching cushion and try it on your patient for comfort and fit. If your patient is in between sizes, we recommend choosing the one with the most suitable width.

Mask fitting

  1. Bring the mask up towards your patient’s face so that the left and right indicators are correctly aligned with their nose. Once aligned, hold the cushion under their nose.
  2. Hold the bottom of the split band, and pull the headgear over the back of your patient’s head.
  3. You can readjust the cushion by pulling it away from your patient’s nose and letting it reseal.
  4. Adjust the split bands as needed to achieve a comfortable fit. To loosen, spread them apart, and to tighten, bring them together.
  5. To correct mask leak, try adjusting the length of the headgear through the single side-clip.
  6. Once the mask is secure and comfortable, you can connect the mask tubing and device tubing together.

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Mask assembly

  1. Ensure all the mask components are together.
  2. Locate the small buttonholes at each end of the headgear and insert each stabilizer into each end. Remember to keep the grey side of the headband facing outwards at all times.
  3. Pull the buttonholes of the headgear over the ends of the stabilizers.
  4. Hold the mask frame and stretch the headgear away to check it is securely attached. Also ensure that the headgear is not twisted.
  5. Locate the notch on the cushion, and align it with the tab on the top of the frame.
  6. Push down on all edges of the cushion to ensure they are securely sealed.

Managing mask leak

If air escapes the mask cushion from any area other than the vent, try the following steps to stop the leak.

  1. If the cushion is not sitting correctly, try pulling it away from your patient’s nose and letting it reseal.
  2. Adjust the mask tension as needed to achieve a secure seal by changing the length of the headgear through the single side-clip.

Daily mask cleaning

  1. Follow the mask disassembly instructions to disconnect the mask cushion.
  2. Soak the cushion in warm water and a mild liquid detergent.
  3. Hand-wash the cushion inside and out with a soft bristle brush. 
  4. Rinse the cushion under running tap water.
  5. Leave the cushion to air dry away from direct sunlight.

Weekly mask cleaning

  1. Follow the mask disassembly instructions to disconnect the mask headgear and frame.
  2. Soak the headgear and frame in warm water and a mild liquid detergent.
  3. Hand-wash the headgear and frame. When cleaning the frame, scrub it using a soft bristle brush. Remember to pay attention to cleaning its vent holes. 
  4. Rinse each of the components under running tap water.
  5. Shake off excess water from the frame, and leave each of the cleaned components to air dry away from direct sunlight.

Mask disassembly

  1. Ensure the mask is not connected to any CPAP device.
  2. Hold the cushion securely on one side, and pull it away from the frame.
  3. Pull on each of the end caps on the headgear until the stabilizers slide out of the buttonhole.
  4. Slide the headgear off the end of the stabilizer.

Mask inspection

Regular inspection of the mask is essential to ensure it is working correctly. If any damage is found, replace the mask component.

  1. Examine the mask system and become familiar with its components.
  2. Follow the user guide instructions to disassemble the mask.
  3. Examine the headgear for signs of wear, tear and damage.
  4. Examine the frame for signs of wear, tear and damage.
  5. Examine the cushion for signs of wear, tear and damage.

Getting started with therapy
Here are some links to help your patients get on the right track with sleep therapy.

Therapy basics

The how, what, where and why

The benefits of therapy

Learn what therapy can do

Think positive

Some helpful tips