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1. (WO2018176094) PATIENT INTERFACE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/176094    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2018/050289
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 30 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61M 16/06
Applicants: RESMED LIMITED
Inventors: DAVIDSON, Aaron Samuel
SCHEINER, Rupert Christian
Title: PATIENT INTERFACE
Abstract:
A seal-forming structure for a patient interface may include a patient-contacting surface configured to engage the patient's facial skin to form a seal; a posterior opening formed in the patient-contacting surface, the posterior opening configured to provide the flow of air at said therapeutic pressure to the patient's nares; and a support structure extending from the patient contacting surface to an interior surface of the seal-forming structure, the support structure and the interior surface forming a continuous loop, wherein the patient interface is configured to allow the patient to breath from ambient through their mouth in the absence of a flow of pressurised air through the plenum chamber inlet port, or the patient interface is configured to leave the patient's mouth uncovered.