Home Vacu-Aide® QSU Quiet Suction Unit Model # 7314P-D (with Internal Filter)
Vacu-Aide® QSU Suction Unit
For more than half a century, DeVilbiss Healthcare has provided unmatched safety and performance in the airway suction device category. With the Vacu-Aide QSU, DeVilbiss brings you the same reliable, portable operation in a significantly quieter unit.
With more than 50% reduction in sound, the Vacu-Aide QSU is the quietest high flow/high suction portable unit on the market, making it a smart choice for patients from neonate to adult.
— Container and filter design maintains appropriate flow rate to meet ISO guidelines
- Electromagnetic Compatibility Test – Vacu-Aide does not interfere with or is not susceptible to interference from other equipment such as ventilators
- Drop Test and Shock Vibration Test – Vacu-Aide is far less likely to be damaged when dropped or shipped
- Excessive Temperature Test – Vacu-Aide effectively works in a wide range of environmental temperatures
AARC Guidelines for appropriate sub atmospheric pressures:
Negative pressures should not exceed 150 mmHg as higher pressures have been shown to cause trauma, hypoxemia and atelectasis.
Source: American Association for Respiratory Care. Nasotracheal suctioning 2004 revision & update. Respir Care 2004 Sep;49(9): 1080-4 (62 references)