English translation: unblocked condition of the device
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English to English translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Instruments
English term or phrase:patency of the device
BACTERIAL/VIRAL FILTER – HME
• Excessive secretions/bleedings can block the Filter/HMEs, making breathing difficult; in this case, replace the device immediately.
• Ensure that the connections to the breathing circuit are secure to reduce risk of accidental disconnection.
• Ensure the patency of the device.