CPAP ventilation

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.

Publication date: 2017/08/08 11:00:00 GMT+10

Last Reviewed Date: 2018-09-07

Organisation: Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Audience: General

Tags: Child Health