• AirFit N30i adds a top-of-head mask-to-tube connection to ResMed’s expanding CPAP mask portfolio, helps the wearer move and sleep in any position
• New “cradle” cushion sits under the nose, designed to reduce facial markings and irritation
SAN DIEGO-Tuesday 22 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD), today introduced AirFit N30i, its first top-of-head-connected nasal CPAP mask, across the United States, with a newly designed nasal cradle cushion that sits just under the wearer’s nose.
The top-of-head connection keeps tubing out of the wearer’s way, letting them move and sleep in any position. The nasal cradle cushion – ResMed’s first – is designed to reduce facial markings and irritation.
AirFit N30i is also convenient for equipment providers and sleep labs – it fits 96 percent of PAP users with just two frame sizes and four cushion sizes.
How AirFit N30i compares to the market-leading nasal top-of-head mask
In side-by-side comparisons, three out of four users preferred AirFit N30i over the other nasal mask with a top-of-head connection. A majority stated they loved AirFit N30i and would take it home as their mask of choice, with many claiming it was “very comfortable,” it’s “easy to use,” or that it “caused little disruption to their bed partner.”
“AirFit N30i is a great choice for nasal mask wearers who move when they sleep,” said Jim Hollingshead, president of ResMed’s Sleep business. “It’s all about freedom – users are free to sleep however they want and enjoy a comfortable, reliable seal. And AirFit N30i is so easy to fit, sleep professionals are going to be freed up to serve more people.”
AirFit N30i is also available in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and most of Europe, with other countries planned to follow later this year.
At ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) we pioneer innovative solutions that treat and keep people out of the hospital, empowering them to live healthier, higher-quality lives. Our cloud-connected medical devices transform care for people with sleep apnea, COPD and other chronic diseases. Our comprehensive out-of-hospital software platforms support the professionals and caregivers who help people stay healthy in the home or care setting of their choice. By enabling better care, we improve quality of life, reduce the impact of chronic disease and lower costs for consumers and healthcare systems in more than 120 countries. To learn more, visit ResMed.com and follow @ResMed.
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