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Title: CPAP ventilation (sleep) factsheet (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a type of respiratory support therapy used to overcome obstruction of the airways. It involves the use of a CPAP mask and machine.The CPAP machine uses air pressure to keep the airways open during sleep.
Organisation: Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Publishing date: August 2017
Last reviewed: September 2018
Target audience: General
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