Positioning and maintenance of breathing circuit sets


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Date of first publication: 04.05.2019

Last change: 05.06.2020

Change of disclaimer to public
The application note available for download below provides valuable information about the positioning and maintenance of breathing circuits and their components.
Positioning and maintenance of breathing circuit sets

What does it cover

The new, 3-page document containing text, diagrams and illustrations covers the following aspects:

  • Overview of the breathing circuit
  • Guidelines for positioning of the circuit and flow sensor
  • Benefits of using the Hamilton Medical flow sensor
  • Clearing secretions, occlusions and condensation
  • Using a nebulizer and filter
  • Maintenance of the expiratory port on the HAMILTON-G5/S1

This application note is intended as a useful reference when ventilating adult and pediatric patients. It is available for download below.