CPAP


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CPAP

abbr continuous positive airway pressure. V. pressure.
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Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), delivered to the patient via masks and headgears, is the treatment of choice for most people with this disorder.
[ClickPress, Mon Aug 26 2019] The most efficacious nonsurgical treatment for sleep apnea has been continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device.
"After following them for an average of 3.7 years, we found that CPAP provided significant reductions in depression symptoms compared with those who were not treated for OSA.
Danni Zheng, Ph.D., from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, and colleagues conducted a secondary analysis of the Sleep Apnea Cardiovascular Endpoints (SAVE) trial, which randomly assigned 2,410 patients with coexisting moderate-to-severe OSA and cardiovascular disease to either CPAP treatment plus usual care or usual care alone.
Nursing involvement and perspective in CPAP adherence intervention may highlight nursing's contribution to OSA issues and therefore can provide a positive impact on patients' overall health.
[USA] July 23( ANI ): Supplemental oxygen eliminates the rise in morning blood pressure experienced by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients who stop using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), the standard treatment for OSA.
Multiple trials have shown a positive effect of CPAP on stroke recovery, but relatively few have looked specifically at whether the intervention prevents subsequent vascular events.
SoClean has introduced an automated way for CPAP users to sanitize their equipment at home, and worked to make the packaging, setup and product design user-friendly.
SoClean is the only provider of fully automated cleaning devices for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure ("CPAP") machines.