Humidification system (3051)

Key points below

What is a humidification system?Trilogy 100/EVO machine

The humidification system has many parts.  Together, the parts deliver warm, moist air and oxygen to your child's trach tube.  This air helps keep the secretions thin.  Secretions in the lungs can block the trach tube if they are too thick.  
1. Trilogy 100/EVO
This machine is where air flow comes from.  The air travels to the heater, and delivers the warm, moist air to your child.  This machine is not where oxygen comes from.

GuidelinesTrilogy 100/EVO machine


trach tubes


If the ventilator still does not work, call your home healthcare provider.

2. Heater 

To heat up the air from your ventilator, which will deliver warm, moist air to your child’s trach tube.  It will alert you to temperatures too hot, or too cool.


Note:  The ventilator device and the heater work together. One cannot be on without the other. 


3. Circuit (tubing) set up

Special directions

NOTE: Refer to Oxygen teaching sheet #3054 if your child requires the use of supplementary oxygen.  
Refer to HME teaching sheet #3034 for information on portable humidity setups.  


Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.