Breathable gas apparatus with humidifier

  • US 8,020,551 B2
  • Filed: 10/07/2010
  • Issued: 09/20/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/20/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A respiratory treatment device comprising a flow generator and a humidifier adapted to receive a supply of air at positive pressure from the flow generator and deliver it to an air delivery tube,wherein:

  • the humidifier includes a base, a humidifier lid, and a water tank, and the water tank includes a water tank lid;

    the water tank is removably receivable in the base to define a first air flow path from the flow generator to an interior of the water tank; and

    the humidifier lid is connectable to the air delivery tube, and is adapted to form a seal with the water tank lid to define a second air flow path from the interior of the water tank to the air delivery tube.

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