www.respironics.com Ventstream® Reference Sheet for the Homecare Provider E. P RODUC TS. PROG R The Respironics Ventstream® Reusable High Efficiency, Breath-Enhanced Nebulizer is a durable small volume nebulizer designed to convert a wide range of commonly prescribed drugs from a liquid into a fine aerosol suitable for inhalation. Respironics Ventstream PARI LC Plus® Particle size (MMAD)1,2 Respirable fraction (% particles below 5 µm)1,3 Breath-enhanced performance Shorter treatment times (6-9 mins)1,2 Reimbursement/HCPCS Code A7005 ($26.21-$30.83) Reusable for 6 months Frequently Asked Questions
Ventstream produces particles with an MMAD of 3 micronswhich is shown to be the drug dose particle size thatproduces maximum efficacy.
Ventstream makes available less non-respirable drug to themouth and helps eliminate tasting the drug.
The device is used in a similar way as any other nebulizer. The patient should sit upright and breathe normally throughthe mouthpiece.
Ventstream comes pre-assembled and ready to use.
After each treatment, wash the Ventstream in warm soapywater, rinse and allow to dry.
Once per week, boil in water with a couple of drops of liquiddetergent for 6-10 minutes or clean in the top rack of thedishwasher and then allow to dry.
Each unit is guaranteed for 6 months.
Ventstream's superior performance is supported bypublished data.1-2 See our product specification sheet for details.
Ventstream is suitable for delivery of bronchodilators,
Ventstream has been tested and approved with the
Respironics Inspiration® 626 Compressor. Ventstream willwork efficiently when powered by a compressor thatproduces a flow rate of 6 lpm and a pressure of 12 psi.
Yes. Ventstream can be used with any nebulizer mask, suchas the Respironics Pediatric and Adult Masks available inthree sizes for ages infant through adult. References:
1. Hardaker L. Respironics Inspiration® 626 Compressor and Various
Respironics and Ventstream are registered trademarks and "People. Products.
Manufacturers' Nebulisers Comparative Testing. Data on file, Profile
Programs." is a service mark of Respironics, Inc. and its affiliates. PARI LC
Therapeutics (Operations) Limited, June 2001. 2. PARI LC Plus® Reusable
Plus® is a registered trademark of PARI Respiratory Equipment Inc.
Nebulizer Product Specification Literature (ML-22-819 REV 1 8/03). Data onfile 2003, PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc., Midlothian, VA. 3. Smaldone GCet al. In vitro determination of inhaled mass and particle distribution for
budesonide nebulizing suspension. J Aerosol Med 1998; 11: 113-125.
CAUTION: Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the
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