Itching to travel now that you are vaccinated, and some travel restrictions have been lifted? Did you know that most home Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) systems are designed to automatically convert the difference in electricity currents from one county to another? Just make sure you have the correct outlet adapter for you destination(s) to be able to plug your power supply into the wall outlet.
Regular, non-distilled water causes mineral deposit to build-up in your humidifier chamber. You may be able to remove this build-up by using one-part vinegar to two-parts water, allowing it to soak in your chamber for 20 minutes. Rinse well with warm water before use. For hard to remove mineral build-up, you may have to purchase a replacement chamber. Always follow the manufacturer’s cleaning recommendations for your PAP supplies.
The Phillips Respironics recall, along with COVID supply chain woes have caused a shortage of PAP units worldwide. We are still receiving shipment of some PAP units from ResMed. PAP accessories such as masks, tubing and filters are still readily available, however there continues to be shipping delays due to COVID and the demands that come with the busy holiday season.
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