Bi-level ventilation (sleep) factsheetThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Bi-level ventilation (sleep) factsheet (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: Bi-Level therapy (or BiPAP) is a type of breathing support that assists your child’s ability to breathe. It involves the use of a mask and a Bi-Level machine. The Bi-level machine delivers pressure via the mask to the airway and lungs.This opens the airways to allow normal breathing to occur.
Organisation: Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Publishing date: August 2017
Last reviewed: September 2018
Target audience: General
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