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Fitting Manual

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nastent™ Classic (hereafter “nastent”) shall be
prescribed in the following flow.

the following flow
the following flow
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Fitting Manual

Select Left or Right Nostril

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1) Use your hand to close either your left or right nostril and then take several breaths.
2) Close the opposite nostril in the same way and then take several breaths.
3) The nostril through which breathing was easiest most likely has a wide nasal cavity. Patients who breathed easily through the right nostril should select a right nastent, while patients breathing easier through the left should select a left nastent.
 If using a nasal cavity aeration meter to directly measure the degree of aeration, select the nostril with the smallest resistance value (pa/cm/second).

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Select nastent Type for Initial Insertion

various sizes For first insertion, select a nastent with a length of “145” and a hardness of “soft”. The product number for a nastent with these specifications is shown below.

  • Nostril Length Hardness Prod. No.
    Right 145 Soft 30
    Left 145 Soft 36

    Patients who have already used nastent should check the type of the device they used. If there was no problem with prior use, select the same type as the basis for fitting.
    Each type has its own product number. Please view the table to determine left/right usage, size, and hardness.

  • various sizes

Insert nastent™

1) Open the nastent package. Check that the device surface is not scratched or deformed. Give both the package and the tube to the patient.

2) Instruct patients to insert nastent gently. Remind patients to stop inserting once they feel the tip has reached near the uvula.

3) Confirm that the patients progress and insure that they are not feeling abnormal discomfort.

4) Once the tip the patients tells that the tip has reached near the uvula, ask patient to open mouth so that you can conform that it is inserted tell the proper length.

  • Package
    Package

    1 Open package in order on the number.

  • package
    package

    2 By opening the package as shown above you will be open with out getting the lubricant on your hands.

  • Insert nastent
    Insert nastent

    3 Insert with a vertical angle toward the face.

  • When the tip reaches the throat
    When the tip reaches the throat

    4 4) When the patients feel the tip has reached near the uvula, have the patient stop inserting and check if properly inserted.

Choose the most suitable nastent

1) Instruct patient to stop insertion once they feel the tip of the devise has reached near their uvula. Them have patient open their mouth so, that you can confirm if the tip is visible and inserted until proper position.

2) In case the tip is not visible, have them insert further more or take devise half way out and insert once again.

3) Once you confirm that the tip is visible and inserted until proper length, measure the left over length of the nose clipper. The nose clipper it self is 12mm.

4) After measuring have patient take out the devise. Them calculate 145 minus the left over length to determent proper length.

  • its tip a little

    The best length of nastent™ exposes its tip a little (3 to 5mm).

    The best length of nastent™ exposes its tip a little (3 to 5mm).

  • measure the remaining length out of the nostril

    When the tip is inserted to proper length, measure the Remaining length out of the nostril( nose clipper ).

  • Side Length Hardness Product number
    Left 120 Soft 31
    Left 125 Soft 32
    Left 130 Soft 33
    Left 135 Soft 34
    Left 140 Soft 35
    Left 145 Soft 36
  • Side Length Hardness Product number
    Right 120 Soft 25
    Right 125 Soft 26
    Right 130 Soft 27
    Right 135 Soft 28
    Right 140 Soft 29
    Right 145 Soft 30

Incase nastent has no effect

Incase the patients complains or the doctors desires that nastent patients is using at the time, there are other options as well. There two types of hardness and six type of length for each side and hardness. Please try and determine which size and hardness is most suitable or if the patients eligible to use nastent or not.

Relationship with size and hardness of nastent™ with patency of airway
Relationship with size and hardness of nastent™ with patency of airway

Relationship with size and hardness of nastent™ with patency of airway

Instructions to Patient

Be sure to refer to the up-to-date instructions sheet supplied with nastent™ Classic. Instruct the patient when prescribing nastent™:

・ Use of nastent™ may cause an allergic reaction, infection, recurrent or persistent bleeding, nasal tissue damage, or nasal septal tissue damage.
・ Keep the specified fitting period of time.
・ Take a regular examination by a doctor without respect to presence of subjective symptoms.
・ Take a medical examination immediately whenever there is a feeling of discomfort.
 If nastent™ with defects such as a damage should be used or it should be damaged during use, take a medical examination immediately whenever there is a feeling of discomfort.

  • Notes on Fitting

    Read and store instructions sheet

    Instruct the patient to read the instructions sheet thoroughly to use nastent™ safely and to consult the doctor if he or she has any questions concerning an expression or contents of the instructions sheet. Instruct the patient to keep the instructions sheet in a safe place and make it available for reference at any time.

    Necessity of regular examination

    Since a fault such as a flaw to the nasal mucosa might exist although the patient does not feel any discomfort, instruct the patient to take a regular medical examination whether or not he or she is experiencing a problem.

    Notes on going on a trip or traveling abroad

    Instruct the patient to prepare extra pieces of nastent™ before a travel against a damage or loss. Also instruct to take a medical examination at a local medical institute when the patient is going on a long travel.

List of nastent™ Classic types

nastent™ Classic is available in 36 types so that almost every one can use it.

  • Side Length Hardness Product number
    Right 120 hard 1
    Right 125 hard 2
    Right 130 hard 3
    Right 135 hard 4
    Right 140 hard 5
    Right 145 hard 6
    Left 120 hard 7
    Left 125 hard 8
    Left 130 hard 9
    Left 135 hard 10
    Left 140 hard 11
    Left 145 hard 12
  • Side Length Hardness Product number
    Right 120 Soft 25
    Right 125 Soft 26
    Right 130 Soft 27
    Right 135 Soft 28
    Right 140 Soft 29
    Right 145 Soft 30
    Left 120 Soft 31
    Left 125 Soft 32
    Left 130 Soft 33
    Left 135 Soft 34
    Left 140 Soft 35
    Left 145 Soft 36
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nastent™ is a medical device
It is a one-time use disposable medical device, and is available in six different lengths and two types of hardness.
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