SITUATION: You have started the Babybird portable ventilator in the spontaneous
breathing mode of operation and the audible alarm (not the oxygen blender alarm)
sounds. Use this situation to answer questions 6 and 7.
What is a potential cause for this problem?
a. Water condensate in the air supply.
b. The lockout function is deactivated.
The duckbill-check valve has failed.
d. Source-gas pressures are too high.
What remedial action should you take?
a. Adjust source-gas pressure to 40 to 55psi.
b. Protect air source from water condensate.
Clean the nebulizer jet.
d. Replace the duckbill-check valve.
Where is the low pressure alarm assembly located in the unit?
a. Right side.
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