Table 3 Home care ventilator alarms
1. Electrical failure
2. Patient disconnection from the ventilator
3. High non-intentional leaks
4. Apnoea in assisted modes
5. High and low and minimum patient rate
6. High pressure and low pressure limit (especially in volume-controlled mode)
7. Changes in VT (in pressure-targeted mode)
8. Changes in minute ventilation (in volume- or pressure-controlled modes)
9. Changes in FIO2 when used