Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure Unit (BiPAP), adult and paediatric

Alternative names
Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure Unit (BiPAP), for adult and paediatric, with accessories
WHO list of priority medical devices
Various conditions or disease specific
Organ or system related according to ICD-11
Many
Interventions (non-exhaustive list)
Sex
Type of medical device
Capital, reusable or single-use
Requirements
electricity (mains)
gases (Oxygen)
Consumables
Inlet bacteria filter, if applicable. Expiratory filters high efficiency. Nasal mask for adult and paediatric, with tubing (if disposable). Oral/nasal mask for adult and paediatric, with tubing (if disposable). Helmet for adult and paediatric, with tubing (if disposable).
Level of technical knowledge
Regulatory classification (FDA)

Kit or set

System: Nasal mask for adult and paediatric with tubing (if reusable). Oral/nasal mask for adult and paediatric with tubing (if reusable). Helmet for adult and paediatric with tubing (if autoclavable). Humidifier accessory if not integrated built-in. Connectors for air and oxygen outlets, adaptable for most connectors including barb, NF, DISS and NIST. Mains power cable to have length ≥ 2 meters

Particular technical specifications and guidance