Features & Benefits
- For use with low/high flow humidified oxygen
- Soft, curved prongs
- Color coded sizes
- 15 mm oxygen tubing adapter included
- Not made with natural rubber latex or plasticizer DEHP
- Individually packaged
Neotech’s RAM Cannula features soft, gently curved prongs designed for patient comfort. Its simple set up and flexible tubing helps promote developmentally appropriate positioning for infants and children. The RAM Cannula is available in seven sizes. All sizes are color-coded and include a 15-millimeter oxygen tubing adapter for use with low-flow or high-flow humidified oxygen.
Directions for Use
Step 1 Select proper size cannula by using RAM size guide provided in package. Ideal prongs size will fill approximately 80% of nares. Ensure that prongs do not fill nares completely.
Step 2 Attach 15 mm oxygen tubing adapter (provided) to RAM cannula. Attach cannula to oxygen source. Ensure all cannula connections are properly secured.
Step 3 Open and test the level of oxygen flow before putting the device on the patient.
Step 4 Insert prongs into patient’s nares and allow a small gap between patient’s septum and base of prongs.
Step 5 Secure cannula to face with EZ-Hold® Tubing and Cannula Holder or comparable product.
Step 6 Replace Neotech RAM Cannula every 14 days or per hospital protocol, whichever is sooner. Dispose of used RAM Cannula per hospital protocol.
INDICATIONS FOR USE
The Neotech RAM Cannula is intended to be used for preterm and term neonates, infants, and pediatric patients who require supplemental oxygen, respiratory support or assistance in breathing in an ambulatory, hospital or institutional environment. It is used to provide oxygen with the following methods:
1. Heated or unheated, humidified low flow oxygen.
2. Heated, humidified high flow oxygen.
CONTRAINDICATIONS, CAUTIONS & WARNINGS
The Neotech RAM Cannula is contraindicated for patients with nasal atresia or patients with facial structure deformities that prohibit adequate respiratory support.
Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.
This device should only be used while the patient is under the continuous, direct supervision of healthcare professional and frequent observation of prongs position in patient’s nares is necessary
Improper selection of size, improper positioning or improper use may result in septal trauma or necrosis.
Cannula tubing can pose a potential strangulation hazard. Do not use the O-ring to secure the device to the patient.
Always begin gas flow prior to inserting prongs into patient’s nares.
Do not use if package is damaged or open.
Do not soak, wash or sterilize.
Discontinue immediately if skin irritation occurs.
Single patient use only.
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Directions For Use (IFU)