The NewLife Intensity is the most durable and capable high-continuous-flow stationary oxygen concentrator. This stationary oxygen concentrator combines high pressure – 20 psi outlet pressure – with high flow to create up to 10 LPM of therapeutic oxygen making it ideal for long-term care facilities where higher oxygen flow is necessary.
Preventive maintenance is essential for oxygen concentrators, as it ensures that these critical medical devices operate effectively and reliably over an extended period. Here's why preventive maintenance is important for oxygen concentrators:
Patient Safety: Oxygen concentrators are often used by individuals with respiratory conditions who rely on a continuous supply of oxygen. Regular maintenance helps ensure that the device delivers the prescribed oxygen concentration accurately, minimizing the risk of inadequate oxygen supply that could negatively impact the patient's health.
Device Reliability: Oxygen concentrators are complex machines with various components, including compressors, filters, sensors, and valves. Regular maintenance can identify and address potential issues before they become serious problems, reducing the likelihood of sudden breakdowns and ensuring the device is operational when needed.
Optimal Performance: Over time, components in oxygen concentrators can wear out, leading to reduced performance. Preventive maintenance helps maintain the device's efficiency, ensuring that it produces the required oxygen concentration at the desired flow rate. This is especially important for patients who require precise oxygen levels.
Prolonged Lifespan: Well-maintained equipment tends to have a longer lifespan. Regular servicing, cleaning, and replacing worn-out parts can extend the life of the oxygen concentrator, which is important given the significant financial investment associated with these devices.
Cost Savings: Preventive maintenance can help avoid costly repairs or replacements that might be necessary due to neglect or prolonged usage without maintenance. Identifying and addressing minor issues early can prevent them from escalating into major problems.
Compliance: Medical devices like oxygen concentrators may be subject to regulatory requirements that mandate regular maintenance. Adhering to these regulations not only ensures patient safety but also helps healthcare providers maintain compliance with relevant standards.
Reduced Downtime: Unplanned downtime due to equipment failure can disrupt patient care and potentially lead to emergency situations. Regular maintenance can significantly reduce the chances of unexpected breakdowns, minimizing downtime and maintaining a consistent oxygen supply.
Quality Assurance: Oxygen concentrators need to meet specific performance standards to provide effective medical treatment. Regular maintenance helps ensure that the device consistently meets these standards, providing reliable care for patients.
Early Problem Detection: During preventive maintenance checks, technicians can identify small issues that might not be immediately noticeable. Addressing these problems early can prevent them from worsening and causing more significant disruptions down the line.
Peace of Mind: Patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals can have peace of mind knowing that the oxygen concentrator is well-maintained and functioning as intended, allowing them to focus on the patient's well-being.
In summary, preventive maintenance is crucial for oxygen concentrators to ensure patient safety, maintain device reliability, achieve optimal performance, extend the device's lifespan, and reduce overall costs. Regular maintenance checks by trained technicians help identify and address issues early, preventing potential problems and ensuring uninterrupted oxygen supply for patients.
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Alarm Inspection (airflow occlusion and power supply disruption test)
B Braun Sterile Water for Irrigation
Single dose container
Precise irrigation with the spray nozzle
Molded hand grip for easy handling
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