Did you know that pressure injuries classified as a preventable Hospital Acquired Condition (HAC)1 and are no longer reimbursed by today’s insurance guidelines?2
Or that mask rotation is a proven way to decrease skin breakdown by varying the pressure points on the skin?3
Philips Respironics AF541 NIV mask gives you the power to reap the rewards of mask rotation with a single mask. It features interchangeable under-the-nose (UTN) and over-the-nose (OTN) cushions that work together to support your mask rotation strategy.
With Respironics AF541 oral-nasal mask, you can effectively tailor the fit and comfort to even your most challenging patients. Help reduce the cost of NIV ventilation. And support your hospital’s mask rotation strategies.
1.Stage III and IV injuries. Epstein S. Respiratory Care. 2009 Jan;54(1).
2.Gregoretti, et al. Evaluation of patient skin breakdown and comfort with a new face mask for noninvasive ventilation: a multi-center study. Inten Care Med. 2002;28:278-284.
3.Schallom M, et al. Pressure Ulcer Incidence in Patients Wearing Nasal-Oral Versus Full-Face NIV masks. AJCC. 2015 July;24(4).